• Nominations open for IOM3 Medals and Prizes

    IOM3
    The 2011 Medals and Prizes from IOM3 are open for nominations.
  • Wooden packaging

    Misunderstood wood? Food packaging

    Packaging Professional magazine
    Novel microbiological testing methods could promote wood’s use as a food packaging material, according to a group of French researchers. The research is said to compound findings from other scientists, which conclude that micro-organisms do not survive easily on wood.
  • Journal of the Month: Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology

    Maney Publishing
    Maney Publishing’s Journal of the Month in September 2010 is Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology . 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. Visit our dedicated Journal of the Month page to access 3 years worth of content and more. Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology provides broad international coverage of research and practice in corrosion processes and corrosion control. Peer-reviewed contributions address all aspects of corrosion engineering and corrosion science, with a strong emphasis on effective design and materials selection to combat corrosion.
  • Probing hardmetal

    Materials World magazine
    Scientists in France and Sweden have made progress in understanding why some properties of hardmetal improve when doped with vanadium. The findings could help manufacturers control the hardness and durability of hardmetal.
  • 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.
  • Magnetic-layered phosphate showing introduction of magnetic species between the metal phosphate layers

    Adding colour to magnetic materials

    Materials World magazine
    Experiments on magnetic materials at the University of Birmingham, UK, have yielded ‘surprising’ results that could generate a new range of pigments.
  • 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.
  • Decayed tree-trunk

    Fighting decay - organic preservation of wood

    Wood Focus magazine
    An organic preservation method for treated wood used in residential applications may provide an effective and environmentally friendly way to prevent wood decay.
  • Materials Literature Review Prize & Masterclass 2011: Call for entries

    Maney Publishing
    The 2011 Literature Review Prize of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, with sponsorship from the UK Centre for Materials Education, is now open for submissions.
  • 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.

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