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Current Issue: April 2008

This month we look at the environment and sustainability. Related articles focus on diamond-like carbon coatings for aircraft, materials joining and processing techniques for lightweight automobiles, and the importance of packaging in reducing food waste. In other features we investigate a flood alleviation project in Bristol, UK, and structural geology techniques for assisting mineral exploration and resource development.
   In our news section, the Materials World team reports on a polymeric 3D hologram that can be erased and re-written, and a polymer nanocomposite with adaptive mechanical properties.

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