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Advanced ceramic forms super-hard window

Materials World magazine
Scientists have synthesised the first transparent sample of silicon nitride.

10 minutes with…Andrew Dunster and Jorge Corker

Materials World magazine
We talk to two of the partners in GELCLAD, an EU H2020 project developing a sustainable insulation system based on functional biopolymers and aerogels.

Self-healing materials receive a boost

Materials World magazine
Four UK universities are collaborating on a mission to develop self-healing materials.

From hot, to cold, to electricity

Materials World magazine
A new thermoelectric material could allow you to check your heart rate and charge your phone from the stove, as Ellis Davies reports.

Casting back to 1856

Materials World magazine
Castrip’s Frank Fisher and Brunel University’s Professor Zhongyun Fan talk to Khai Trung Le about the unmet potential of Bessemer’s twin-roll casting process.