How to... use plasma treatment in electron microscopy

Henniker Scientific Ltd, UK, explain the advantages of using plasma treatment to maintain microscopy equipment.

Biofouling barnacles

Elizabeth Mills, Edward Pope, and Ian Masters* investigate biofouling and the challenges it causes for marine range hydropower.

Mining in Alaska

Michael Schwartz reports on a mining area that suffers from a negative image.

How to... examine materials using beam-exit cross-sectional polishing

Dr Alex Robson, Lancaster Material Analysis Ltd explains the uses of beam-exit cross-sectional polishing.

Q&A with Dr Phillip Harrison

Dr Philip Harrison, CEO of SofMat, talks to Gary Peters about the company’s anti-counterfeit 3D marking technologies, which are invisible to the naked eye and could have applications in a number of industries.