Get talking: Changing the way we manufacture

Materials World magazine
As we progress from a society of mass production to mass customisation, additive manufacturing is contributing greatly to this trend. Haim Levi, VP Manufacturing and Defence markets at solution provider XJet, looks at why this technology is gaining traction in technical ceramics.

Have we found a successor for TNT?

Materials World magazine
Khai Trung Le talks to David Chavez about a melt-cast bis- oxadiazole compound that could be the ideal replacement for the longstanding and toxic explosive, TNT.

Shedloads of data

Materials World magazine
Columnist Fred Starr shares his thoughts about where to store his legacy, his own materials engineering library.

Patent of the month: Harnessing the healing power of oxygen

Materials World magazine
Dr Jennifer Unsworth, Patent Attorney at intellectual property law firm Withers and Rogers, reports on a newly patented way to aid wound healing.

Alchemy and materials science

Materials World magazine
Khai Trung Le explores the strands between alchemy, religion, and materials science.