ETH Zurich produces hydrocarbons with solar mini-refinery

ETH Zurich has developed a solar mini-refinery capable of producing carbon neutral synthetic fuels from sunlight and air. But can it be scaled up?

Materials help extend UK nuclear site life

Analysis of the materials used in the UK’s ageing nuclear reactors shows there may be life in them yet.

Permeable paving and water management

Rising rainfall and urban growth are contributing to greater water management challenges and increased need for sustainable drainage systems to help alleviate the pressure.

Shoreditch 'Black Volcano’ house achieves mirror-like glaze

A secret mix of materials has brought a mirror finish to a London residential property.

Foundations for equality

Experts in the construction industry discuss how the construction sector can promote inclusivity of the LGBTQ+ community