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Bonding session - breaking the grip at Innovations in Adhesives and Sealant Technology

What do composite-metal joining, plasma toothbrushes and gecko feet have in common? They all played a part in Innovations in Adhesives and Sealant Technology

Nano nano - design projects in nanomaterials

The Nano4Design workshop in London, UK, showed how nanotechnology can be used in design. Here is our hotlist of nanomaterials and design projects

Research for sale - bigger R&D budget, but who will benefit?

The autumn statement confirmed that the UK’s science budget will have an additional £600m in its purse, but which R&D disciplines will benefit? Materials World reports from the Government’s innovation and research event in London

Spinning a yarn, nano-style - more affordable fibres

A novel electrospinning method makes nanofibres more cost effective

Foam under fire - fire retardant insulation no benefit to health

Flame retardants added to foam building insulation in the USA have no fire safety benefit and are harmful to human health, claim researchers from the University of California, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Fire Science and Technology Inc.

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