Fred Starr recollects: Who started the revolution?

Materials World magazine
Fred Starr recounts the history of the steam engine on its 300 year anniversary.

The WIMM kick start the new season in style

Western Institute of Mining & Minerals
The Western Institute of Mining and Minerals (WIMM) opened their season in style with a presentation attended by over 40 people, given by Clare Short, former MP and now Chair...

Looking through a nanocrystal - Engineering defect-free patterns for advanced film study

Materials World magazine
US scientists have announced a method of making defect-free patterns of semiconductor nanocrystal films, allowing scientists to study the film’s fundamental properties.

Country focus: Malaysia up close - Materials R&D pushing economic strength

Materials World magazine
Malaysia has maintained steady growth while many other countries have struggled. Nevertheless, exports have been affected by dwindling demand. Eoin Redahan looks at how the country is using materials R&D to go from regional player to global economic force.