Materials Science

In Depth

COVID waste is killing animals - how to pick COVID PPE litter safely

How many times have you stepped over someone else's lost or discarded facemask crushed in the dirt beneath your feet, grimaced and thought "how disgusting!" Were you even tempted to pick it up and 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… 

Focal Point

Water droplet

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