Refining metals with melanin

Khai Trung Le talks to associate professor Jean-Philip Lumb on replacing chlorine and hydrochloric acid with less energy- and risk-intensive reagents with a skin-deep process.

Country report: Hungary

Ellis Davies takes a look at Hungary’s import-heavy energy system.

Cambridge Forum and Venture Prize 2017

Ellis Davies reports on this year’s Venture Prize, presented at the Armourers and Brasiers’ Cambridge Forum.

Clean water off the grid

A new desalination process could be used to provide clean water in remote areas, as Ellis Davies reports.

A new era of helmets?

A new American football helmet is breaking with design tradition in the run up to the 2017 NFL season, as Ellis Davies reports.