July 21st, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Commercially viable graphene may be out of the lab and into our electronics sooner than we think. Physicists at the University of California, Berkeley, present a graphene-based wideband microphone and a related ultrasonic radio that can be used for wireless communication with easy-to-scale-up technology.
July 16th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Korea Institute of Science and Technology have developed a non-smokers dream—a nanocatalyst that alleviates air of carcinogens and particulates from cigarette smoke.
July 14th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Technische Universität Wien have developed a simple nanostructuring technique that can precisely control the electromagnetic behavior of glass–ceramic circuit boards.
July 1st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
You can't beat the summer sun. Or can you? With new advanced sunscreen molecules, you might be able to enjoy the rays and protect your skin at the same time.
June 23rd, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at ETH Zurich have found that doping is not the only way to influence ion conductivity in ceramic membranes.
June 17th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Engineers at the University at Buffalo in New York have developed a Slinky-shaped metamaterial hyperlens that overcomes the diffraction limit so scientists can see even the tiniest objects at a resolution sharper than ever before.
June 12th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Kiel University are continuing the trend of materials with unexpected properties—they have fabricated a new breed of flexible ceramics by synthesizing interconnected 3-D networks of 1-D nanostructures of tin oxide.
June 8th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Lab have developed a new durable, antireflective, superhydrophobic glass coating that offers important improvements over its predecessors.
May 26th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A group of researchers from the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, Hamburg University of Technology, and Nestle has taken chocolately materials science goodness a step further by studying just how fat bloom forms on the surface of chocolate.
May 18th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A team of researchers at Flinders Centre for NanoScale Science & Technology has paired up with Australian luxury watch company Bausele to incorporate a novel high-strength, low-weight ceramic into some of the company’s luxury watches.