Graphene and other two-dimensional materials can be given a host of exciting new properties, including superconductivity and magnetism, as Jon Evans discovers. Read the C&I magazine feature article.
The earliest agricultural civilisations in the Middle East were built around managing mountain water supplies, holding back water to irrigate lowland areas. Mountain water is still critical in many regions. But it is increasingly threatened by the impacts of climate change, Anthony King reports. Read the feature article in C&I Magazine.
Supercapacitors are super-fast in charge transfer, can quickly respond to changing energy demands and they can also be made flexible and wearable. The next challenge is to make them super-sustainable. Michael Gross reports. Read the feature story in C&I magazine.
Techniques to bring tiny amounts of reactant together – such as ultrasonic levitation – are helping researchers to understand the fine details of reactions. Lou Reade reports. Read the C&I magazine feature.