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Design innovation for a one-planet economy

NigelDavis, Insight editor ICIS, spent an exciting evening withBayer at London’s Science Museum. The Blog was intrigued to hear about the barsand silent disco, so necessary to inform and educate about science. Nigel writes: Award-winning design guruProfessor Rob Holdway’s enthusiasm for the power of innovation was infectiousat the Science Museum last Wednesday. At a Bayer-sponsored reception, […]

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Weak hydrogen bonds produce materials stronger than steel

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Materials Science and Engineering have discovered the key to silk’s pound-for-pound toughness, which exceeds that of steel, according to the journal Nature Materials and reported today in an article on Nanowork News, one of the Blog’s favourite morning reads.   The scientists found that an unusual […]

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