New research papers page for technical community microsites

Technical communities now have the option of having a new page on their microsite for “research papers”. Full details are given here for how to set up your page.

Engineering Council changes its name

With expansion into Europe and growing international influence, the Engineering Council has dropped the 'UK' from its name.

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Digging for a pipeline

Piping up about carbon

Materials World magazine
The technical details surrounding CO 2 pipelines that will push forward carbon capture and storage from coal-fired power plants were hot topics at an event on 28 October, in London, UK. Rachel Connolly reports
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Inorganic fillers for silicone rubber

Materials World magazine
By comparing inorganic fillers such as quartz, aluminium silicate and vulkasil, researchers at the University of Tehran in Iran, have discovered a way to improve the mechanical properties of silicone rubber (SR).