Brazilian Government undermined

Materials World magazine
The Brazilian Government is attempting to abolish a national reserve in the Amazon. Kathryn Allen reports.

Filthy snack

Materials World magazine
Lollies made from waste are not the latest craze among ice cream makers, but a cruel reminder of the increasing amounts of waste in global waters.

60 seconds on... integrated panels

Materials World magazine
Silicon-sapphire nanopatterns have been developed for photovoltaic modules that scatter green light towards the onlooker, and thus better integrate the panels into their built environment.

Superballistic electron flow in graphene confirmed

Materials World magazine
The behaviour of electrons through graphene constrictions has been found to increase the material’s conductivity. Kathryn Allen reports.

Sprayable nanocoating extends produce shelf life

Materials World magazine
An antimicrobial nanocoating can be sprayed onto food to increase its shelf life. Kathryn Allen reports.