The University of Sheffield joins European 3D printing consortium

Materials World magazine
The University of Sheffield has joined a €17mln European project to enhance the 3D printing industry and its capabilities. Shardell Joseph finds out more.

Carbon-fibre composite frame braided for very light rail

Materials World magazine
A braided composite frame is one of several components created as an initiative for a new, lightweight, low-cost rail system in Coventry. Shardell Joseph reports.

Get talking – Pride in STEM

Materials World magazine
The recent LGBT in STEM day cast a spotlight on the current state of inclusivity in science. Dr Ben Britton* FIMMM discusses the need for greater action from everyone.

Textile batteries for wearable devices

Materials World magazine
Washable capacitors may improve the usability of wearables and lead to entirely fabric smart devices. Ceri Jones finds out how it works.

Fish skins help tissue repair

Materials World magazine
Cod fish skin grafts are proven to accelerate the healing of wounds and burns. Ceri Jones examines how they support cell regrowth.