All Materials Science


Are you ready for show time?

Added: 9 Sep 2019

Once again we are delighted to have partnered with the Lab Innovations show – and we want you to be…

Scaled-down reactor turns greenhouse gas into fuel

Added: 4 Sep 2019

A newly-developed reactor containing a 2D catalyst is able to covert atmospheric CO2 into pure liqu…

Ghost of science future

Added: 2 Sep 2019

Well, here we are. Four months from the completion of the second decade in the third millennium.

International research projects get £3.6M

Added: 29 Aug 2019

Research England has divvied up £3.6 million for eight research institutions in the UK to help fund…

Hogweed turned into carbon material for electrodes

Added: 29 Aug 2019

Hogweed is being put to use to manufacture electrodes for supercapacitors.

2D stack provides thermal isolation in electronics

Added: 22 Aug 2019

An insulator only 10 atoms deep could significantly reduce heat emissions in electronic devices whi…

Five things you learn from working in cleanrooms

Added: 19 Aug 2019

Want to avoid committing a serious faux pas before you start working in cleanrooms? That would be h…

Advancing a technical career

Added: 12 Aug 2019

Is your team motivated, professional, adaptable, connected, and competent?

Brexit: No-deal is a bad deal for UK science

Added: 9 Aug 2019

In a video livestreamed from his desk at Downing Street on Thursday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson a…

Leeds creates thinnest 2D gold

Added: 8 Aug 2019

University of Leeds scientists have claimed first fabrication of freestanding 2D gold with a sub‐na…

3D-printed collagen forms functioning heart parts

Added: 6 Aug 2019

A new bioprinting method allows anyone to 3D-print functioning components of the human heart.

Reproducibility comes as standard (part 2)

Added: 5 Aug 2019

Science's reproducibility crisis is a big challenge and one that needs to be overcome quickly. In t…

Agar Scientific buys London Resin Company

Added: 2 Aug 2019

Laboratory equipment supplier Agar Scientific has acquired London Resin Company for an undisclosed …

Eye-controlled contact lenses

Added: 29 Jul 2019

Biomechanical engineers have created a robotic lens that allows the wearer to focus on an image thr…

Reproducibility comes as standard (part 1)

Added: 29 Jul 2019

Science's reproducibility crisis is a big challenge and one that needs to be overcome quickly. In t…

In his element

Added: 29 Jul 2019

We spoke to astrobiologist Robert Hazen whose new book, Symphony in C, draws parallels between carb…

Reproducibility crisis

Added: 23 Jul 2019

Inadequate reporting, variability in reagents and the pressure to publish all contribute to the rep…

Symphony in C

Added: 22 Jul 2019

Composed in four movements, Symphony in C explores carbon’s multifaceted characteristics and its ro…

Water droplet

Added: 15 Jul 2019

This amazing image – Crack Patterns I, by Thomas Séon – shows a water droplet falling onto a silico…

Simple glass acts like AI

Added: 10 Jul 2019

A non-electrical, low cost piece of glass replicates a machine’s neural network in order to recogni…