News

Steel 3D-printed bridge complete

Materials World magazine
The Oudezijds Achterburgwal, Amsterdam’s oldest canal, is one step closer to being spanned by a robotically built, steel 3D-printed bridge.

Get talking: The challenge of materials

Materials World magazine
Ben Walsh, Lead Technologist in Advanced Materials at Innovate UK, discusses how perspectives of innovation have changed, and how this affects materials scientists.

The travelling potters

Materials World magazine
Mankind has known travel and relocating for work for thousands of years, as the tales of women from the Baltic selling clay pottery in the Nordic countries tell. Ines Nastali reports

Patent of the month: sun-soaked

Materials World magazine
With homeowners looking to microgeneration and renewable energy as means of reducing their energy bills, nanomaterial could help to make this more viable. Dr Jennifer Unsworth, Patent Attorney at law firm Withers & Rogers, reports

Bending for power

Materials World magazine
Deformed crystals used in solar cell semiconductors could make for more efficient photovoltaic panels. Ines Nastali reports.

Pages