Simon Frost

Biomaterials remineralise teeth

In collaboration with researchers from Finland, Brazil, Belgium, Germany and the UK, Salvatore Sauro, Professor of dental biomaterials and minimally invasive dentistry at CEU Cardenal Herrera University, Spain, has developed...

Best foot forward for gait recognition

Not only could CSIRO’s new wearable technology generate its power from footsteps – it could use a wearer’s gait for identification, too.

Mining industry steadies ship

PwC’s Mine 2017 report on the mining industry finds 2016 was a strategically modest year
Photo: Natalie Oxford/Wikimedia Commons

Grenfell tower block fire: what we know so far

The full extent of the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in West London remains at this stage unknown – there are plenty more questions than answers, as rescue and relief...

Material marvels: Concorde

Simon Frost looks at the engineering behind the definitive supersonic jet airliner.  

Graphene cuts and pastes semiconductors

A new manufacturing method uses graphene to make semiconductor wafers reusable.

10 Minutes with… Brigitte Dero

Simon Frost talks to the General Manager of PVC sustainability initiative VinylPlus.

Wienerberger adds more slender bricks

Adding to its Roman range, Wienerberger, UK, has released seven new long-format bricks.

Wood-based water filter traps bacteria

Cellulose filters with a positively charged polymer surface can trap negatively charged bacteria to remove them from water.

10 minutes with…Andrew Dunster and Jorge Corker

We talk to two of the partners in GELCLAD, an EU H2020 project developing a sustainable insulation system based on functional biopolymers and aerogels.

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