August 8th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
A team at the University of Texas at Austin has developed a wearable electronic sensor that incorporates wonder material graphene, allowing the temporary tattoo-like sensor to measure electrical activity from the heart, muscles, brain, and more.
August 2nd, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Nanoparticles could spur better LEDs, invisibility cloaks, novel technique using graphene to create solar cells, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 2, 2017.
July 12th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Insights into thermal behavior of metal nitride nanowires could advance optical electronics, first battery-free cellphone makes calls by harvesting ambient power, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 12, 2017.
July 5th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
2-D material's traits could send electronics R&D spinning in new directions, screen-printed batteries for renewables on the way, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 5, 2017.
June 27th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Scientists at Rice University and Tianjin University have developed a method of making graphene foam blocks out of powdered sugar and nickel powder using 3–D laser printing—an approach that could pave the way for mass production of graphene.
June 1st, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Although boomboxes were once thought of as compact, today's audio options are entering into uncharted territory—new developments with new materials are enabling atomically thin speakers and audio devices that are integrated into everyday objects.
April 26th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
A once forgotten element holds promise for the future of electronics, mathematical model may accelerate design of high-power batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 28, 2017.
April 14th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
A Rutgers University research team has created a powerful and more efficient way to cool those tiny chips in computer devices using a combination of graphene and boron nitride.
March 31st, 2017 | by Faye Oney
High school student Indigo Acosta's experiment with graphene exfoliation earned him first place and best in show in the senior division of materials science at the Northeastern New Mexico Regional Science Fair.
March 29th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Nanotube film may resolve longevity problem of challenger solar cells, Non-toxic thermoelectric material generates electricity through hot and cold, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 29, 2017.