Get talking: Practice makes pitch-perfect

How materials scientists and engineers can meet their business needs by learning to pitch their ideas succinctly

World’s first building made from hardwood CLT

First used publicly in 2013, American tulipwood cross-laminated timber has been used to build a cancer support centre in Oldham, UK.

60 seconds on snake robots

What are they? Snake-like robots that could be used to carry out inspection and maintenance work on the International Space Station (ISS). While the researchers are yet to determine the...

Brittle phases of steel production controlled

A newly developed processing route allows high-strength, lightweight steels to be made. Kathryn Allen reports.