Shaping young minds

Dr Andrew Russell argues that personal mentoring for young engineering graduates is fundamental to foster their careers.

Where’s the next generation of packaging technologists?

At the Packaging Innovations 2017 event, held at Olympia, London, from 13-14 September, a range of companies and people gathered to dissect the latest developments in the industry. However, there was also a focus on the future, as Gary Peters reports.

Molecule order in polymer chains controlled

Researchers at Hiroshima University have developed a method that regulates the order molecules take when they form long chain polymers. Kathryn Allen reports.

One injection, many doses

A new 3D fabrication method could allow polymer microparticles to administer multiple drug doses from just one injection.

Pot improvement

Material selection is key to more efficient heating of pots and pans, argues Dr Jennifer Unsworth of intellectual property firm Withers & Rogers.