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Get talking: Asbestos still affects people 20 years after ban

Abestos has been banned in the UK for nearly 20 years, but it’s still killing thousands of people every year as it sometimes can’t be removed from buildings, Nick Pullan, Asbestos Surveyor for Alpha Surveys, warns.

Wrapped in shellfish

A new material made from food waste could be a biodegradable alternative for food packaging, as Ellis Davies reports.

3D-printed guns: fad or threat?

As digital blueprints for 3D-printed guns cause controversy in the USA, Kathryn Allen looks at the danger these weapons pose.

Problem-solving biomimicry

Flat bark bugs, lizards, camels and tide pools have inspired the latest research in mimicking nature, bringing this problem-solving into engineering and medicine. Ines Nastali reports.

The world of fusion

In the wake of recent advances in fusion energy, Ellis Davies investigates the ever on the horizon technology.

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