Immigration policy could harm UK science

Materials World magazine
A new report by CaSE encourages the UK to make immigration easier for non-EU scientists, but a Government advisory committee wants to make employing them more costly. Simon Frost reports

UK groups target paper cup recycling in the UK

Materials World magazine
Steps are being made to reduce the three billion tonnes of UK paper waste

Moth eyes inspire self-cleaning windows

Materials World magazine
A new type of smart window that could cut cleaning costs for tall buildings, while reducing heating bills

Drones to explore flooded mines in Europe

Materials World magazine
Advances in artifical intelligence, data gathering and communications will allow team of auotonomous drones to unveil the secrets of long-flooded mines

New rubber stretches 5,000% at break

Materials World magazine
A team at Gelest has developed an ultra stretchy rubber that shows no sign of cross-linking between molecules