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£25,000 Materials Science Prize Announced

The Armourers and Brasiers' Venture prize supports materials scientists in exploiting new and exciting ideas

Global Salary Guide Launch 2012

Oil and gas industry looking to the future with confidence as Salary Guide reveals sentiment and wages continue to rise strongly

Life on Concrete - bioreceptive building material

Researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain, have developed a biological concrete that provides a home for pigmented organisms, including lichens, microalgae and mosses

Use your marbles - New applications for unused ideas

An online start-up is dusting off unused inventions and letting a team of scientists, academics and enthusiasts find new applications for university research projects stuck in development limbo