Material of the month - Bronze

Anna Ploszajski delves into the ancient world to uncover the history of bronze
Ballet dancer

The Engineering of Sport 10

The latest in sports technology and innovation from the Sheffield-based event

Sustainable fashion

Materials advances are pushing fashion forward, but sustainable production methods remain a concern
The Brazuka ball. Copyright Adidas

Science of the World Cup football

What makes the 2014 Brazuca ball so special?

Spotlight: Scope for improvement

Rhiannon Garth Jones looks into the progress being made in the field of analysis and microscopy