10 minutes with… Bramley Murton on deep-sea mining

Natalie Daniels catches up with Bramley Murton at the Deep Sea Mining Summit to discuss the opportunities and challenges within deep-sea mining.

Boosting fuel cells

A new process could help fuel cell vehicles become suitable for mass production, as Ellis Davies reports.

60 seconds on… the world’s thinnest metallic nanowire

What is it? A one-dimensional wire made of a single line of tellurium atoms and encased in thin carbon nanotubes (CNTs), measuring one nanometre in diameter. Who is involved? Researchers...

Patent of the month: Diamond aggregate sorting apparatus

Dr Jennifer Unsworth of intellectual property firm Withers & Rogers describes a machine that knows a boart from a gemstone.

October trials for Bloodhound SSC

Despite delays to its land speed record attempt, the Bloodhound SSC will see first track tests in October 2017.