• Composites Conference call for abstracts deadline approaching

    The British Composites Society
    Offers of papers for the British Composites Society's international conference on Manufacturing of Advanced Composites will be considered up until 30 November 2010.
  • Costantino Creton wins the Wake Medal

    The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
    Professor Constantino Creton, Directeur de Recherche at the CNRS, (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) is to be the next recipient of the Society for Adhesion & Adhesives' Wake Memorial Medal.
  • Moulded foam packaging made from mushroom composite

    Mushroom composite foam

    Packaging Professional magazine
    A biodegradable material made from mushroom roots and seed husks could replace plastic foam, say its developers. The material has already been used for ready-to-assemble office furniture packaging and audio products.
  • Stick together – protein-based adhesives

    Materials World magazine
    Proteins extracted from oilseed rape (canola), soy or castor meals using a new technique are yielding formaldehyde-free structural adhesives suitable for use in wood composites, say scientists at Advanced Biopolymer Technologies, in Mantua, USA.
  • A Volvo hybrid concept car that could benefit from the battery (Image courtesy Volvo Cars)

    Batteries pack in lighter composites

    Materials World magazine
    Structural batteries made from fibrous composites show promise as a dual-function lightweight component for vehicles, says a Swedish research group.
  • Stick together – protein-based adhesives

    Wood Focus magazine
    Proteins extracted from oilseed rape (canola), soy or castor meals using a new technique are yielding formaldehyde-free structural adhesives suitable for use in wood composites, say scientists at Advanced Biopolymer Technologies, in Mantua, USA.
  • Call for participation in 'Innovation in Aviation Security' project

    Defence, Safety and Security Committee
    The INSTINCT-Technology Demonstrator 2 (TD2) project is designed to discover, trial and showcase emergent security technologies, solutions and ideas for aviation security.
  • Journal of the month.....was a success!

    Maney Publishing
    Each month we feature a key journal, lifting restrictions on content to make it freely available to all, and providing additional insights into the team behind the journal, its history, and its content. In July, the Journal of the Energy Institute was Maney's journal of the month. If you've not yet taken advantage of our free content for Journal of the Energy Institute you have until 15 August to do so.
  • Smashed up bricks

    Durable brick waste

    Clay Technology magazine
    Replacing Portland cement with 20% ceramic waste powder could lead to superior and durable concrete for building applications, due to its pozzolanic properties.
  • Materials Science & Engineering Special Issues

    Maney Publishing
    Journals in the Materials Science & Engineering collection regularly publish special issues focusing on topics of current interest. Information about special issues is posted on the individual journal homepage and the Materials Science & Engineering Spotlight. Find out about our forthcoming Special Issues here...

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