Patent of the month: Post-synthesis processing of super-hard materials

Materials World magazine
Dr Jennifer Unsworth of intellectual property firm Withers & Rogers describes a novel lapping technique.

Country report: France

Materials World magazine
The country with the world’s highest share of nuclear generation, France is transforming its energy mix to meet ambitious carbon targets.

Refined wildlife photography

Materials World magazine
While disused oil refineries have long seen returning wildlife flourish, Juan Jesús González Ahumada’s Refinery Refuge reveals the tenacity with which some animals endeavour to call a location home.