Reinventing the brick - historic restoration and conservation

Materials World magazine
Historic building restoration was among the issues discussed at the Brick Development Association Conservation Day.

NanoSight selected to receive the Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Nano Committee
NanoSight, the leading manufacturer of a nanoparticles tracking technology was selected to receive the Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The nuclear butterfly effect

Materials World magazine
A previously undiscovered ‘butterfly’ uranium molecule could inform clean-up operations of nuclear waste, say scientists at the University of Edinburgh, UK.

DNA 'origami' glitters gold

Materials World magazine
A synthetic nano-optical material produced using DNA ‘origami’ - the folding of DNA on the nanoscale into 2D or 3D structures - may facilitate a new class of versatile sensors and optical lens systems for environmental or medical monitoring applications.

Changes made to the MP&EM Division Board

Two new members have joined the Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Division Board and several previous members have resigned.