News - 31 Jan 2014
When biology and materials science converge, the results can be new materials that can be used to deliver targeted drugs, repair damaged arteries or rebuild failing tissues, such as the anterior...
News - 5 Feb 2013
Formic acid enables environmentally friendly deicing of runways and roads – and is successful in many other applications
Ants, jellyfish and ground beetles use it to defend themselves and...
News - 29 Jul 2008
Citius, Altius, Fortius (Swifter, Higher, Stronger) is the Olympic motto that will be motivating athletes from over 200 nations when they compete for medals in Beijing this August. Along with more...
Article - 10 Oct 2014
Professor Andrew Alderson, Principle Research Fellow at the Materials and Engineering Research Institute (MERI) at Sheffield Hallam University, talks to AZoM about his work with Auxetic Materials,...
Article - 3 Feb 2015
Hockey sticks were originally made from wood. The game of hockey we know today grew in popularity out of English public schools in the early 1800s, with ash used as the most common material to make...
Article - 21 Nov 2012
Football boots have come a long way from being merely a protective footwear for a player to being a performance enhancer.
Article - 3 Mar 2006
Silicon Carbide is one of the hardest of ceramics & retains hardness at elevated temperatures, which translates into the best wear resistance.