June 6th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Electron tomography technique leads to 3-D reconstructions at the nanoscale, National Energy Technology Laboratory experimenting with high-entropy alloys to increase energy efficiency, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 6, 2018.
May 29th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Scientists from the University of Exeter have developed a process for producing an environmentally-friendly concrete that incorporates graphene at the nanoscale. The new concrete material is stronger and more water resistant than existing concretes.
May 23rd, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Making carbon nanotubes as usable as plastic, robotic assembly of the world's smallest house, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 23, 2018.
May 16th, 2018 | by April Gocha
A designer’s toolkit for constructing complex nanoparticles, researcher develops a new generation of graphene, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 16, 2018.
April 18th, 2018 | by April Gocha
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have devised a way to contract graphene to kill bacteria on the surface of biomedical implants, using a thin layer of atomically thin graphene spikes to slice bacteria apart.
March 20th, 2018 | by April Gocha
Researchers at Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) recently demonstrated graphene’s potential as a hair dye that is easily applied, resists washing out, and is much less toxic than current hair coloring methods.
March 14th, 2018 | by April Gocha
Flat gallium joins roster of new 2-D materials, common bricks can be used to detect past presence of radioactive materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 14, 2018.
January 26th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have created a high-performance ceramic composite that is strong, durable, and resistant to heat and radiation. The findings could be useful in industries that require highly functional and durable ceramic materials—such as nuclear power plants, aerospace, and oil and gas industries.
January 24th, 2018 | by April Gocha
Ultrathin black phosphorus for solar-driven hydrogen economy, scientists discover perovskite material ideal for smart photovoltaic windows, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 24, 2018.
January 9th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Inspired by origami, researchers have created a tiny robot exoskeleton that bends and moves in response to chemical or thermal changes. These tiny machines can be used in electronics applications as well as semiconductor manufacturing.