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Five leading early career researchers in materials science

16 December 2019

Gemma Conroy, Bec Crew & Hepeng Jia

Star competitors in a highly competitive field.

Energy harvesters pick up power

13 December 2019

Mark Zastrow

New technologies are channelling incidental energy into practical uses.

The fastest rising institutions in materials science: visualized

12 December 2019

Nature Index

Chinese institutions monopolize the fastest-rising ranks for materials-science output in the Nature Index.

Remastering matter: materials science goes to market

12 December 2019

Catherine Armitage

The search for new industries is getting more sophisticated.

Tomorrow’s industries: from OLEDs to nanomaterials

12 December 2019

Neil Savage

Scientific discoveries can be big business, but the road is long.