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Synthetic materials mimic living creatures

Added: 24 Jun 2020

Northwestern University researchers have developed a family of soft materials that imitates living …

The many lifetimes of plastics

Added: 16 Jun 2020

Infographics strive to give us a sense of how long plastic goods will last in the environment but i…

Reactive 3D printing for autonomous shapeshifting materials

Added: 12 Jun 2020

Soft robots and biomedical implants that reconfigure themselves upon demand are closer to reality w…

Machine learning predicts nanoparticle structure and dynamics

Added: 12 Jun 2020

Researchers at the Nanoscience Center and at the Faculty of Information Technology at the Universit…

Materials Informatics: The Time For Adoption is Now

Added: 4 Jun 2020

Materials Informatics is the key to enabling a paradigm shift in our approach to materials science …

Viable sodium-ion battery for sustainable energy storage

Added: 3 Jun 2020

Washington State University (WSU) and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) researchers have…

Oil-hungry smart sponge could restore our oceans

Added: 2 Jun 2020

A Northwestern University-led team has developed a highly porous smart sponge that selectively soak…

New technique for higher resolution molecular imaging and analysis

Added: 1 Jun 2020

A Northwestern University research team has developed a new method to conduct spectroscopic nanosco…

Tracking the physics of biological cells using nanodevices (video)

Added: 28 May 2020

For the first time, scientists have introduced minuscule tracking devices directly into the interio…

Biohybrid organic battery combines nanocomposite and bacteria

Added: 27 May 2020

Scientists from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have developed a programmable, biohybrid ma…

Higgs Spectroscopy: A new method to measure superconductors

Added: 13 May 2020

From sustainable energy to quantum computers: high-temperature superconductors have the potential t…

Generating sustained nanolight

Added: 12 May 2020

An international research team has discovered an effective method for controlling the frequency of …

Extending the design rules for clean energy production

Added: 7 May 2020

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have uncovered the …

‘Open Design’: Printing research hardware to save on capitol costs

Added: 7 May 2020

Free and open source hardware (FOSH) is rapidly gaining momentum as part of a global ‘open design m…

Controlled spherical crystallography for targeted drug delivery

Added: 4 May 2020

Results from a research collaboration between researchers at Drexel’s College of Engineering and th…

Scalable ‘Twistronics’ for exotic 2D applications

Added: 4 May 2020

Researchers from Aalto University have developed a completely new method for twisting atomically th…

Going round in circles

Added: 9 Apr 2020

Single use plastics are a staple in the lab – but they are also are part of the plastics pollution …

Graphene device bridges the terahertz gap

Added: 5 Feb 2020

Researchers have used graphene to create a device which will unlock the elusive terahertz wavelengt…

Getting into the lab, via the stomach

Added: 26 Jan 2020

Of all the incentives lab supply companies have in their arsenal – there is one guaranteed way they…

An ode to imagination

Added: 15 Jan 2020

Frustrated by siloed science, Dr Jennifer Rohn bemoans the lack of cross-disciplinary imagination t…