• Economic digest

    Clay Technology magazine
    The number of construction projects has declined in the UK due to bad weather and a woefully unprepared industry. At the same time, more bricks have been manufactured, marking the anticipated start of a busy house building period. Ines Nastali reports.
  • Making a new nickel

    Materials World magazine
    The cost of manufacturing coins now outstrips their actual value. Is developing new alloys the solution? Khai Trung Le talks to Eric Lass on his recent work redesigning the US nickel.
  • Brunel University student wins Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) competition

    IOM3
    A Student from Brunel University has scooped top prize in the annual DIP competition with a cleverly designed shelf, which can fit on a balcony railing and accommodate anything from a plant to a bottle of wine.
  • Lower price for 3D-printed prosthetics

    Materials World magazine
    3D printing is being used to lower the cost of pricey robotic prosthetics. Kathryn Allen reports.
  • Materials solutions to global problems

    Materials World magazine
    Combining the 20 th Kelly Lecture and the Gordon Seminars, the Armourers and Brasiers’ Cambridge Forum covered a range of materials science topics, including batteries, multifunctional nanomaterials, and spectral conversion materials. Kathryn Allen reports.
  • The travelling potters

    Materials World magazine
    Mankind has known travel and relocating for work for thousands of years, as the tales of women from the Baltic selling clay pottery in the Nordic countries tell. Ines Nastali reports
  • Get talking: The challenge of materials

    Materials World magazine
    Ben Walsh, Lead Technologist in Advanced Materials at Innovate UK, discusses how perspectives of innovation have changed, and how this affects materials scientists.
  • Steel 3D-printed bridge complete

    Materials World magazine
    The Oudezijds Achterburgwal, Amsterdam’s oldest canal, is one step closer to being spanned by a robotically built, steel 3D-printed bridge.
  • The catalogue of risk

    Clay Technology magazine
    A new methodology to establish the connection between construction material and a building’s habitability after an earthquake hopes to promote superior city planning. Khai Trung Le reports.
  • Printing property

    Clay Technology magazine
    A collaboration between a construction firm and non-profit organisation could see 3D-printed homes for developing countries.

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