For many of us the closest we get to a pair of skis is Ski Sunday, or perhaps a trip to the Alps.With origins firmly rooted in function rather than fun, Maria Felice examines the advances in ski technology and materials.
Driven by EU renewables targets, demand for biomass wood pellets is set to soar over the next decade as utilities displace coal-fired generation. Tim Probert explores how the industry will manage demand.
While prostheses have been transforming the lives of amputees for generations, only recently have advances in materials science offered disabled athletes Olympic status. Maria Felice looks at the evolution of artificial limbs.