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.

Fred Starr recollects: A place of greater safety

Columnist Fred Starr sees ‘nuclear armageddon’ peeping up on the horizon. Find out more about his plans to hide in Finland, if worse comes to worse

A web of silence

Ellis Davies reports on a new spider-web inspired sound control method using acoustic metamaterials.

Fighting cancer with heat

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

Alternatives to lithium

Steven Dunn and Ellis Davies investigate the world’s use of lithium-ion batteries and the potential alternatives as the price of lithium grows.