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Nature knows best - biofilms for tailings detoxification

Materials World magazine
A team from the University of Alberta, based in Edmonton, Canada has developed biofilms capable of breaking down the toxic matter found in tailings ponds.
sun on a leaf

Here comes the sun? 1st UK Solar to Fuel Symposium report

Materials World magazine
The 1st UK Solar to Fuel Symposium took place in London, UK, in January, to answer the question of whether we can harvest the sun’s rays and forego fossil fuels.

Pyrite - a solar eclipse of the heart

Materials World magazine
US researchers say they have found what looks to be a new class of abundant, benign and efficient photovoltaic (PV) materials for solar cells.

Programme announced for PVC Science and Technology Course

The Polymer Society
An intensive short course comprising lectures, practicals and discussions with staff at Loughborough University from 16th to 20th April 2012

Starpack returns for 2012 with a new look

The Starpack Awards have been given a new format as they enter their 53rd year of rewarding innovation in packaging design and technology.