Materials

Rice University engineers are using 3-D printers to turn structures that have until now existed primarily in theory into strong, light and durable materials...
by Rice University
2:23pm
11.16.2017
A team of University of Illinois bioengineers has taken a new look at an old tool to help characterize a class of materials called metal organic frameworks -...
by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
11:38am
11.13.2017
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The U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory has discovered and described the existence of a unique disordered electron spin state in a metal that may...
by DOE/Ames Laboratory
4:46pm
11.9.2017
Researchers have developed a highly robust gel that includes large amounts of ionic liquid. The research team was led by Professor MATSUYAMA Hideto and...
by Kobe University
9:30am
11.9.2017
Researchers at the Paul G. Allen School at the University of Washington have developed smart fabric that doesn’t require any electronics. The key is the...
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10:31am
11.8.2017
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POSITAL has extended its range of LINARIX linear position sensors with new low-cost versions of these rugged and versatile industrial measurement tools. The...
by Posital
10:06am
11.8.2017
Researchers have shown how the principles of general relativity open the door to novel electronic applications such as a three-dimensional electron lens and...
by Academy of Finland
9:52am
11.8.2017
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In recent years, research efforts such as the Materials Genome Initiative and the Materials Project have produced a wealth of computational tools for designing...
by Larry Hardesty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10:02am
11.6.2017
A mineral discovered in Russia in the 1830s known as a perovskite holds a key to the next step in ultra-high-speed communications and computing. Researchers...
by University of Utah
9:07am
11.6.2017
A simple method for manufacturing extremely low-density palladium nanofoams could help advance hydrogen storage technologies, reports a new study from the...
by University of California - Davis
9:43am
11.3.2017
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A new study describes 3D printing of Shape Memory Polymers to produce active meta-materials that can be programmed to form versatile shapes and are then able...
by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News
9:28am
11.3.2017
In London's St. Paul's Cathedral, a whisper can be heard far across the circular whispering gallery as the sound curves around the walls. Now, an optical...
by Penn State
9:22am
11.3.2017
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Researchers have long pondered the origin of delicate criss-cross facetted patterns that are commonly found on the surfaces of broken material. Typical crack...
by The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
11:42am
11.1.2017
A new type of smart fabric developed at the University of Washington could pave the way for jackets that store invisible passcodes and open the door to your...
by University of Washington
4:58pm
10.31.2017
High-performance electrodes for lithium-ion batteries can be improved by paying closer attention to their defects -- and capitalizing on them, according to...
by Rice University
9:00am
10.30.2017
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When pushing the boundaries of discovery, sometimes even the most experienced of scientists can get a surprise jolt from a completely unpredictable result....
by Arizona State University
4:29pm
10.27.2017
Two-dimensional materials have been successfully assembled into devices with the smallest possible man made holes for water desalination. Researchers at the...
by University of Manchester
9:10am
10.27.2017
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This liquid metal reacts to an electrical current in a way that can be easily controlled with a computer. Researchers at the University of Sussex and Swansea...
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10:22am
10.26.2017
Fine MicroEtch Screens from Stainless Steel are manufactured by Tech-Etch using photo etching technology enabling hole sizes from .003" and up. Photo etching...
10:09am
10.26.2017
A marriage between 3-D printer plastic and a versatile material for detecting and storing gases could lead to inexpensive sensors and fuel cell batteries alike...
by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
9:52am
10.26.2017
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Discarded plastic bottles could one day be used to build stronger, more flexible concrete structures, from sidewalks and street barriers, to buildings and...
by Massachusetts Institute of Technology
9:15am
10.26.2017
Studies conducted by the National Research Programme "Resource Wood" show that tannins extracted from native tree bark can be used to produce adhesives and...
by Swiss National Science Foundation
4:12pm
10.24.2017
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The U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory has discovered extreme “bounce,” or super-elastic shape-memory properties in a material that could be applied...
by Ames Laboratory
9:46am
10.24.2017
Researchers at Tohoku University have gained new insight into the electronic processes that guide the transformation of liquids into a solid crystalline or...
by Tohoku University
2:33pm
10.23.2017
Brown University researchers have demonstrated a way to bring a powerful form of spectroscopy -- a technique used to study a wide variety of materials -- into...
by Brown University
11:58am
10.20.2017
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An interdisciplinary team of scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has uncovered a direct link between sample quality and the degree of valley...
by Naval Research Laboratory
9:08am
10.20.2017
Researchers from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, have used liquid metal to create two-dimensional materials no thicker than a few atoms that have...
by RMIT University
8:50am
10.20.2017
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The ICN2 Oxide Nanophysics Group led by ICREA Prof. Gustau Catalán has recently published the latest findings from their research line on flexoelectricity in...
by Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
3:26pm
10.19.2017
Substituting atoms in the process of making two-dimensional alloys not only allows them to be customized for applications but also can make them magnetic,...
by Rice University
2:26pm
10.13.2017
For the octopus and cuttlefish, instantaneously changing their skin color and pattern to disappear into the environment is just part of their camouflage...
by Marine Biological Laboratory
9:33am
10.13.2017
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