May 22nd, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have discovered a way to process carbon nanotubes using an inexpensive mass-produced solvent to disperse them without using additional chemical reactions. Their breakthrough could pave the way for future carbon nanotube research.
April 3rd, 2018 | by Faye Oney
A research team developed a 3-D printing process to make a high-quality, low-cost optical lens that could be fabricated a lot quicker than conventional methods and used in a number of applications for the optical and medical industries.
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.
April 14th, 2017 | by April Gocha
Researchers at Northwestern University have devised a technique to 3-D print soft rubber-like materials out of ink composed primarily of extraterrestrial soil. Using a biologically derived binder to hold the soil particles together, the team demonstrated that their unique method can 3-D print tools, building blocks, and other structures.
January 20th, 2017 | by Eileen De Guire
Electronic Materials and Applications welcomed a record 391 attendees to Orlando, Florida, for the eighth edition of this conference.
December 20th, 2016 | by April Gocha
A team of Northwestern University researchers has developed a sleek new microfluidic wearable sensor that can measure sweat in situ to provide a real-time readout of exercise fitness.
October 4th, 2016 | by April Gocha
Researchers at Northwestern University report that they’ve developed a hyperelastic material that can be 3-D-printed into a scaffold that may someday help repair and replace human bone.
July 20th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
ACerS Cements Division held a successful meeting July 10–13 at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The 7th Advances in Cement-Based Materials conference brought together 113 academics, students, and cements professionals from around the globe.
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.
April 18th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers from Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science are developing a new flat, thin camera that is so flexible it can be wrapped around objects to capture images that can’t be taken with conventional cameras.