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Science of the World Cup football

What makes the 2014 Brazuca ball so special?

Spotlight: Scope for improvement

Rhiannon Garth Jones looks into the progress being made in the field of analysis and microscopy

Mining waste

Are we close to commercial-scale landfill mining?

Getting carbon capture and storage to market

What is holding back CCS technologies?

Tracing elite athletic performance

The brains behind the Human Performance Lab in Salford, UK