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Country report: Canada

Canada faces difficult choices as it balances energy security and emission reduction targets with its oil-friendly expeditions. Khai Trung Le reports.

Lower price for 3D-printed prosthetics

3D printing is being used to lower the cost of pricey robotic prosthetics. Kathryn Allen reports.

New composites from invasive species

A new composite merging wood pulp and dried tunicates seeks to emulate the mechanical properties of natural composites. Khai Trung Le reports.

Silicon sandwich

As silicon-based solar cells approach their maximum theoretical efficiency, perovskite-silicon double junction cells could be the next standard form for solar cells.

Patent of the month: conjoined joints

Hybrid manufacturing helps to form joints between dissimilar materials. Dr Jennifer Unsworth, Patent Attorney at intellectual property law firm Withers and Rogers, reports.

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