November 24th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at San Diego State University and beyond are using food as an experimental medium to uncover phenomena of materials science.
November 18th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
While Local Motors' previous 3-D-printed car Strati was a prototype, the company has taken the concept one giant leap further—at this year’s SEMA show earlier this month, Local Motors debuted the LM3D Swim, its first attempt to enter 3-D printed cars into the mass production market.
November 10th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at Donghua University in Shanghai, China, have now created new materials that perform a more entertaining show—their graphene oxide innovation seems to have a mind of its own.
November 4th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Argonne National Lab has created two new collaborative centers that each focus on a broad area of research with high potential to impact new products and developments—nanotechnology and energy storage technologies.
October 23rd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Scientists are building nanomachines that will someday do miraculous things on a macro scale. But as the race continues to develop the world's tiniest machines, focusing on efficiency will be key.
October 20th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Eurekite, innovator of a new paper-like flexible ceramic, recently received some rather hefty start-up support from Cottonwood Technology Fund, an investment company that supports tech entrepreneurs through early and seed-stage investing.
October 14th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
This short video from Discovery UK about scientific breakthroughs that repair the human body is centered around Larry Hench's initial discovery of bioglass.
October 2nd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Today, manufacturing companies and other organizations all over the country are expected to host about 400,000 people who want a first-hand look into U.S. manufacturing. And we've provided a roundup of the latest materials manufacturing trends we've covered at CTT.
October 2nd, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Tarmac, a U.K.-based sustainable building materials and solutions company, has pioneered a new permeable concrete that allows a ridiculous amount of water to flow right through its surface, preventing pooling and puddles.
September 30th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at Germany’s Freiberg University of Mining and Technology have figured out that they don’t have to dig up the earth to extract the semiconductor germanium—they can make plants do the work for them.