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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.

3D printing opportunities in blood vessels

Materials World magazine
A printing method that allows fine control over rigidity that can better mimic the complex structure of blood vessels has been developed at the University of Colorado. Khai Trung Le reports.

The cost of going nuclear

Materials World magazine
Khai Trung Le looks at the technology of small modular reactors, as backers request significant amounts from UK taxpayers for construction costs and regulatory processes.

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.

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