July 27th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Corning unveiled the next generation of tough with Gorilla Glass 5, which “touts dramatically improved drop performance compared with competitive glass designs and earlier versions of Gorilla Glass,” according to Corning’s website.
July 20th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Argonne National Lab (Argonne, Ill.) is now accepting applications from intrepid entrepreneurs for its brand new and fully supportive energy incubator program, Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI).
July 13th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Unfold, a design studio based in Antwerp, Belgium, is using fluid dosing and deposition 3-D printing technology to print highly detailed, evenly printed ceramic sculptures.
July 12th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory, Northwestern University, and Rice University have developed a "new type of 2-D layered perovskite with outstanding stability and more than triple the material's previous power conversion efficiency," according to news from LANL.
July 8th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Lab (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) have developed a new process that turns to bacteria to manufacture semiconductor nanoparticles, harnessing the bacteria in giant reactors to manufacture zinc sulfide quantum dots via nanofermentation.
July 6th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
An École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne–based startup called Nanoga has patented a system that can create photonic watermarks on ceramic, glass, and metal materials and may drastically help fight pervasive markets of counterfeit goods.
July 1st, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Another holiday weekend is upon us—which means that many of you will be celebrating America’s independence with food, fun, and fireworks. But what is it that makes grilled food taste so good?
June 29th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
While those of us in the United States stare awestruck at the firework-filled night sky on July 4 in celebration of our nation’s independence, NASA’s Juno spacecraft will finally reach polar orbit around Jupiter—a long-awaited journey from when Juno launched on Aug. 5, 2011, from Cape Canaveral, Fla.
June 22nd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, are using the power of data to help develop new materials for extreme environments.
June 21st, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
It's officially summer—and that means more sun-filled days ahead. So it's only fitting that we round up the latest solar energy research news. This week, solar cells get 'greener' and thinner, and a solar power plant in Nevada keeps the energy going 24/7.