October 20th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
A team of University of Michigan researchers has developed a strategy to observe dendrite formation in batteries in real time—observations that will help scientists understand how dendrites form and ultimately develop better future batteries.
October 19th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Yihui Zhang, a researcher from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, developed a 2-D to 3-D model solution to help engineers better fabricate shapes at a microscopic scale.
October 12th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Televisions have drastically evolved since their cathode ray tube beginnings, and they are still going places—and if Panasonic is any prognosticator, the TVs of the future will be nearly invisible in our homes.
October 5th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
In their YouTube series, "You make it, we skate it," Braille Skateboarding put a bulletproof glass skateboard to the test—and the board held its own at the skate park.
September 28th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Oak Ridge National Lab (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) recently used its Big Additive Manufacturing Machine to shatter the Guinness world record for the largest 3-D-printed solid object.
September 21st, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Keeping fuel-efficiency paramount, automotive manufacturer Nissan recently unveiled its latest concept car—the BladeGlider, which “combines zero-emissions with high-performance in a revolutionary sports car design,” according to a Nissan press release.
September 14th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
A new Reactions video from the American Chemical Society explains the science behind exploding lithium-ion batteries, in addition to three hacks to keep lithium-ions lasting longer.
September 9th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Scientists at the Australian National University developed a new spray-on, plastic-based coating that could be used to waterproof cell phones, prevent ice formation on airplanes, and protect boat hulls against corrosion.
September 7th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology report a simple way to fabricate thermo-acoustic speakers using ultra-thin graphene.
September 2nd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Delbert Day, ACerS past-president, former Missouri University of Science and Technology professor, and cofounder of Mo-Sci Corporation (Rolla, Mo.), reflects on his long and impactful career and gives advice to those just getting started.