Baby in portable incubator

Healthcare on the cheap - innovations from Appropriate Healthcare Technologies event

If a less-than-perfect, cheaper innovation can save lives in the developing world, it should be made available, said speakers at the Appropriate Healthcare Technologies event in London, UK

Viewpoint: Molybdenum for sustainable living

Tim Outteridge of the International Molybdenum Association, UK, argues that molybdenum is becoming integral in the rush to save energy and resources.

Needing a resin for change - Bio-based Resins for Composites event report

Bio-derived resins are used in many composites, but they are struggling to gain a commercial edge. Materials World reports from the Bio-based Resins for Composites event, held in London, UK

Safely through the minefield - report from the 35th International Conference of Safety in Mines Research Institutes

There were more lectures than you could swing a pick at at the 35th International Conference of Safety in Mines Research Institutes, held in London, UK. Here are four of the areas addressed on the first day of proceedings

Dielectric capacitor gets a redesign

A lead-free, high-temperature capacitor has been developed that could improve the efficiency and reliability of hybrid and electric vehicles (HEVs) by reducing the need for extra cooling systems