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Materials Resource Centre opens

MADE, the materials and design node of the Materials KTN, has opened a Materials Resource Centre in central London.

Adhesive and Sealant Council Inc launches web service for international affairs

The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
The ASC has launched a new internet resource dedicated to international affairs highlighting government regulations, legislative directives and industry standards pertaining to adhesion and adhesives, organised by geographic region.

Rewarding excellence through the IOM3 Awards and Prizes

The recipients of the 2007 Institute Medals and Prizes have been agreed.

Future Technologies, Applications and Opportunities for Light Metals - event report

Light Metals Division
A report on the forum organised by the Light Metals Division and Midlands Regional Committee of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, which took place at Henry Ford College, Loughborough University, UK on 7th February 2007.

Nanosight microscope indentifies nanoscale cracks

Materials World magazine
NanoSight Ltd, UK, has developed a method for accurately visualising individual nanoparticles for nanoscale cracks and deformities. The NanoSight LM20 uses a conventional optical microscope fitted with a specialised camera and dedicated analytical software that makes use of a technique called nanoparticle tracking analysis (NTA).