Student design competition - advances in protective clothing

Defence, Safety and Security Committee
This design competition invites students to produce a poster for display at the Advances in Protective Clothing conference on 25 April 2012 at QinetiQ, Farnborough, UK.
Ceramitec exhibition

Ceramitec 2012 preview - finalising your plans for 22–25 May

Clay Technology magazine
Manufacturers, users and scientists from across the clay industry will come together at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre this May for an exhibition and conference covering all areas of clay and ceramics.

Clay builds better barriers

Clay Technology magazine
A novel clay-based nanocomposite could improve the mechanical and thermal properties of barrier packaging and decrease oxygen permeability.

See the Chilean miner rescue capsule

Fénix 2 is on show at the Science Museum in London from 11 February.

Jaw replacement made using 3D printing

Three-dimensional printing can produce a surgical implant from titanium powder that can be fitted in a fifth of the time of reconstructive surgery.