Country report: Chile

Materials World magazine
Chile’s recent commitment to renewable energy has been described as a revolution, built on progressive policies, and solar and wind potential. But flagging efficiency reveals the scale of transition remaining. Khai Trung Le reports.

Self-sensing components paves way to functional soft robotics

Materials World magazine
Material able to self-sense its deformations may lead the way to more adaptable and functional soft robotics. Khai Trung Le talks to Ilse Van Meerbeek about her work.

Diamond Light Source hosts synchrotron school

Materials World magazine
Sarah Macdonell of Diamond Light Source discusses the first Synchrotron School for Engineers event with Khai Trung Le.

Financial benefits to carbon management

Materials World magazine
Companies may be pressured into further action on carbon mitigation, or risk losing opportunities and weakening their financial standing. Khai Trung Le reports.

Slate landscape for world heritage

Materials World magazine
The slate landscape of North Wales could become a world heritage site. Ellis Davies investigates.