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Brexit and plastics

The British Plastics Federation warns of costly trade tariffs if the UK fails to secure a Brexit deal with the EU, while concerns regarding workforce are also prevalent. Gary Peters reports.

Fighting cancer with heat

Ellis Davies reports on a nanomaterial technology that could help treat cancer more effectively.

Hyperloop transport moves closer to reality

Khai Trung Le looks at the burgeoning hyperloop transport market as successful full-scale tests surface.

Preventing body armour failure

Khai Trung Le looks at failures of various ballistic body armour, resulting in Kevlar maintaining its position as the king of personal protection.

Patent of the month: Optimising thermal conductivity

Dr Jennifer Unsworth of intellectual property firm Withers & Rogers looks at a newly patented way to manufacture an improved thermal interface material using graphite nanofibres.

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