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Making polymers perform – a research and technical transfer story

How do you set up and grow a new science-based technology company? Here, we uncover how Dr Don Wellings developed his passion for particles into a successful manufacturing company with a number of di…

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New shape-changing materials brings soft robotics to life

Imagine opening up a book of nature photos only to see a kaleidoscope of graceful butterflies flutter out from the page. Such fanciful storybooks might soon be possible thanks to the work of a team o…

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Making polymers perform – a research and technical transfer story

How do you set up and grow a new science-based technology company? Here, we uncover how Dr Don Wellings developed his passion for particles into a successful manufacturing company with a number of di…

Comment And Analysis

Unlimited gas separations materials data and analysis for industry

An international research team has reduced the analysis of materials for gas separation from weeks to hours. The extraction of pure gases for use across the energy, utilities, food and beverage secto…

Interviews

Five things you learn from working in cleanrooms

Want to avoid committing a serious faux pas before you start working in cleanrooms? That would be highly advisable says Lizzy Huitson as she takes us through her top tips… 

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Water droplet

This amazing image – Crack Patterns I, by Thomas Séon – shows a water droplet falling onto a silicon substrate at -36°C...