Fly Your Ideas Competition: an aeroplane seat-come-wheelchair

Materials World magazine
An aeroplane seat–come–wheelchair that could make travel easier is a finalist in the Fly Your Ideas competition 2019. Idha Valeur reports.

Fears for British steel

Materials World magazine
After the call for liquidation of British Steel, the future of the wider industry is unclear. Ceri Jones reports.

Infinite slip surface coatings

Materials World magazine
A new surface coating improves dispensing and transport of yield-stress fluids. Ceri Jones reports.

Innovation in aviation to green the industry

Materials World magazine
Aerospace pioneers are using buoyancy control and electric propulsion to advance the use of green technologies. Idha Valeur reports.

Patent of the month – Additive manufacturing of metallics

Materials World magazine
A new additive manufacturing method enables printing of metallic structures without metal powder or excessive heat. Dr Tahsin Ali Kassam introduces the patent.