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  • Mapping graphene

    Just 16 years from first isolation, graphene is being applied to several healthcare devices, thanks to a bullish EU project. Head of Innovation at the Graphene Flagship, Kari Hjelt, shares some.
  • Ceramic bearings in medicine

    Chris Johnson, managing director of SMB Bearings, discusses some key factors when considering ceramic and alternative bearings for medical environments.
  • Young person to watch: Alishba Imran

    Next generation innovator speaks to Katherine Williams about her interest in materials to build a better future.
  • Spotlight: When detail matters

    Materials World spoke to a number of testing and inspection companies to create a picture of the landscape for the next decade.
  • Spotlight: The Nordson view

    As well as physical property testing machines, Nordson manufactures X-ray microscopes, ultrasound microscopes and automated visual inspection machines. We spoke to David Routledge, Micro Materials Applications Engineer at Nordson DAGE about its growing testing and inspection division.
  • Photocatalytic materials in healthcare

    Professor of Nanotechnology at the Clore Laboratory, University of Buckingham, Jeremy J Ramsden FIMMM, on how photocatalytic antimicrobial surface coatings can reduce infection.
  • Replacing heart valves - a polymer solution

    How does the heartbeat continuously for an entire lifetime? Cambridge University chemical engineering PhD student, Ruhi Patel, explains how material science could be at the core of its durability.
  • Well spun medical innovations

    Electrospinning was first applied to textiles in the 1930s but only now are scientists realising the magnitude of its potential in medicine. Ledetta Asfa-Wossen reports.
  • The future of coal

    Michael Schwartz describes the delicate and changing situation faced by energy-quality coal.
  • Q&A with Rachel Williams FIMMM

    Professor of Ophthalmic Bioengineering Rachel Williams FIMMM at Liverpool University’s Department of Eye and Vision Science and the Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease. With over 25 years in advanced materials, she discusses some highlights.