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Time for T-shaped people

With the recession slashing training budgets, Michael Bennett finds out other ways employees can widen their skill set.
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Game-changing technology - sports engineering

The subtle machinations of sports engineering were discussed at a recent conference at Loughborough University, UK.
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The hard-headed approach - advances in helmet technology

From thermal burden to visor mist tests, advances in helmet technology were analysed at a recent conference held in London, UK.
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Silicon battery energy potential

A pilot plant that produces silicon anodes could transform the battery manufacturing sector by creating devices that can store ten times the quantity of lithium than a carbon anode. Ledetta Asfa-Wossen explores Nexeon’s Oxford, UK, based facility.

Optical result for laser technology

An optical fibre composed of a zinc selenide, rather than silica glass, core could facilitate more dynamic laser technology. It enables light to be transported over longer wavelengths.

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