Diamond solution for artificial implants

Materials World magazine
Custom-designed nanodiamond coatings that toughen artificial joints might prevent inflammation caused by hardworking metal implants that shed debris in the body.

Heart to heart - the heart-powered pacemaker

Materials World magazine
Operations to replace pacemaker batteries could be a thing of the past after researchers have struck upon a novel power source – the heart itself.
The Fénix 2 rescue capsule was specially designed to traverse boreholes without skewing off

Way down in the hole - how the Chilean miners survived

Materials World magazine
A combination of lax safety standards and overmining trapped 33 Chilean miners underground for 69 days in 2010. What was the story behind their survival?