February 21st, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
By studying how fish scales deform, interact, and fracture, scientists at McGill University have uncovered mechanisms to translate that flexible strength into principles to engineer puncture-resistant gloves that can maintain dexterity while protecting workers with superior appendage protection.
October 31st, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
McGill University scientists have devised a complex setup to capture a microscopic glimpse of an ultrafast process—the semiconductor–metal transition in vanadium dioxide.
February 28th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at McGill University show that the introduction of microcracks can strengthen glass by mimicking the microstructure of nacre to provide durability and flexibility to an otherwise brittle material
April 9th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
MIT researchers improve efficiency of quantum-dot photovoltaic system by adding a forest of nanowires Photovoltaics based on tiny colloidal quantum …