An international team of researchers claims to have overcome the limitations of creating printed interconnected arrays of ultrathin and ultrasmall inorganic light-emitting diodes (ILEDs) for deformable and semitransparent lighting displays.
Five of the UK’s sector skills councils (SSCs) have launched the Manufacturing Skills Alliance (MSA) to improve access to training and development for employers in the UK and help them deal with different Governmental agencies.
Dr Andrés Lasagni of the Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology, in Dresden, offers Meagan Ellis a foreigner’s guide on living and working in the scientifically strong culture of Germany.
A biotechnological technique for selecting and separating zinc and copper sulphides from ore slurries, without the use of expensive chemicals, has been developed by researchers at the University of British Columbia, Canada. They say it could be more effective than froth flotation.