Softly does it at the Rubbery Robotics event

Materials World magazine
Khai Trung Le looks at the latest developments in soft robotics profiled at the REIG’s Rubbery Robotics event.

60 seconds on snake robots

Materials World magazine
What are they? Snake-like robots that could be used to carry out inspection and maintenance work on the International Space Station (ISS). While the researchers are yet to determine the...

Clean water off the grid

Materials World magazine
A new desalination process could be used to provide clean water in remote areas, as Ellis Davies reports.

Refining metals with melanin

Materials World magazine
Khai Trung Le talks to associate professor Jean-Philip Lumb on replacing chlorine and hydrochloric acid with less energy- and risk-intensive reagents with a skin-deep process.

A new era of helmets?

Materials World magazine
A new American football helmet is breaking with design tradition in the run up to the 2017 NFL season, as Ellis Davies reports.