October 2nd, 2013 | by Jim Destefani
Scientists at the University of Michigan have developed an inexpensive distillation process to transform common silica from sand and other materials into chemicals that can be used in fireproofing and waterproofing materials, textiles, and other products
July 30th, 2013 | by Jim Destefani
Desktop printing at the nano level Currently, most nanofabrication is done in multibillion-dollar centralized foundries. Now a desktop nanofabrication
March 5th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
Here’s what we are reading about: Man-made material pushes the bounds of superconductivity A multi-university team of researchers has artificially
November 30th, 2012 | by Peter Wray
Credit: OSTP. With the election behind it, the Obama administration appears to be quickly returning to a major emphasis on
August 17th, 2012 | by Peter Wray
Shapes can arrange themselves into crystal structures through entropy alone, new research from the University of Michigan shows. Credit: P.
July 19th, 2012 | by Lee Leonard
David Bem, global R&D director of Dow Chemical spoke to the ICC4 audience about Dow’s approach to materials innovations. Credit: Russell
March 26th, 2012 | by Peter Wray
“Liquid-like” thermoelectrics: The blue spheres represent selenium atoms forming a crystal lattice. The orange regions in between represent the copper atoms
March 5th, 2012 | by Peter Wray
Power output of the nonlinear bistable energy harvester, conceived as a way to use heartbeats to power a pacemaker device .
December 20th, 2011 | by Eileen De Guire
Check ‘em out: Red, green and blue OLEDs with an active surface area of 2×2 millimeters, being tested for performance.
November 17th, 2011 | by Eileen De Guire
Integrally cored ceramic mold fabricated by ceramic stereolithography. The vertical cross-section on the left shows the core and shell