Infinite slip surface coatings

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

A polymeric coating can de-ice large surfaces

Materials World magazine
A new coating that can be made from any polymeric material allows for instant de-icing of large surfaces. Idha Valeur reports.

Backing copper in the DRC

Materials World magazine
A major new copper development is being fast-tracked leading to a positive outlook for mineral wealth in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ceri Jones finds out more.

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.

Fred Starr recollects

Materials World magazine
Fred Starr considers the importance of investing in new technologies to advance research.