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Patent of the Month – extreme heat

Materials World magazine
A new patent can help aircraft carriers withstand extreme temperatures, by Patent Attorney, Gemma McGeough from Withers & Rogers.

Binding with graphene

Materials World magazine
The use of an adhesive inspired by mussels can be used to reinforce graphene fibres, as Ellis Davies reports.

Polymer from the membrane

Materials World magazine
Nafion membranes for hydrogen cells could be improved with new information on their interaction with water. Ellis Davies reports.

Colombia embraces women in emerald mining

Materials World magazine
Fura Gems has launched the first all-women wash plant in a move the company believes will help provide greater support for women in the mining industry.

Photosynthesis for self-healing polymers

Materials World magazine
A self-repairing polymer that continuously expands and strengthens has been developed at MIT. Khai Trung Le reports.

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