API and IOGP sign MOU, Formalising Cooperative Relationship

Oil & Gas Division
The American Petroleum Institute (API) and the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a stronger partnership, share world-class practices and collectively engage on the industry’s contributions to society.

Design in Plastics Award winner announced

On Friday, 5 July 2019, The Worshipful Company of Horners held the final of the Design Plastics Competition in association with IOM3. First place was awarded to Daniella Kaligorsky for her vision and outstanding product development of the breast cancer examination kit.
Ferroelectric domains in a WTe2 single crystal. Image credit: Fleet.

First native ferroelectric metal observed

Materials World magazine
A native metal with bistable and electrically switchable spontaneous polarisation states has been shown.
Patrick Pouyanné. Image credit; Jérémy Barande/Ecole polytechnique Université Paris-Saclay

French energy provider Total announces forest project

Materials World magazine
An energy provider has pledged to preserve and rejuvenate forests in a bid to reduce carbon in the atmosphere.

Biomaterial reduces infection risk

Materials World magazine
A new material may prevent infections acquired from being in a hospital. Idha Valeur reports.