Materials Science

Scientists are trying to take the pliable nature of plastic in another direction, developing new and renewable ways of creating plastics from biomass.
by University of Wisconsin-Madison
4:07pm
1.19.2018
Researchers have now developed an ultrathin electronic magnetic sensor that can be worn on skin.
by Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf
3:53pm
1.19.2018
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Nature has developed substances that perform as well as or exceed even the most advanced materials we have created.
by Sean McGee, Product Marketing Manager for BIOVIA Dassault Systèmes
4:12pm
1.18.2018
A unique structure that wraps around the mantis shrimp’s club could lead to ultra-strong materials in the aerospace and sports industries.
10:34am
1.16.2018
Researchers are now able to measure single atoms in a graphene-based ‘petri-dish,’ a discovery that could be beneficial in a number of applications.
2:55pm
1.15.2018
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Scientists have examined the fundamental characteristics of nickel oxide nanocrystal to reveal for the first time excitons on the light absorption edge.
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3:48pm
1.12.2018
Rice University study shows 2D layers of boron nitride could aid strength, toughness and thermal conductivity of ceramics.
by Rice University
12:15pm
1.11.2018
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Scientists report in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces a dry adhesive that could someday make it easier to defy gravity.
by American Chemical Society
1:51pm
1.10.2018
Researchers devised graphene sensors embedded into RFIDs, which have the potential to revolutionise the Internet of Things (IoT).
by University of Manchester
8:30am
1.10.2018
The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory has shattered another world record with the testing of a 32-tesla magnet.
by Kristen Coyne, Florida State University News
12:13pm
1.5.2018
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A new technique developed at MIT could produce strong, resilient nanofibers for many applications.
by David L. Chandler MIT News Office
10:41am
1.5.2018
Machine-learning system finds patterns in materials “recipes,” even when training data is lacking.
by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office
3:36pm
1.4.2018
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A new graphene-based sensor could provide farmers with a more precise measurement of how much water their crops need to reach their full potential.
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10:44am
1.4.2018
Lithium niobate modulators are the backbone of modern telecommunications, converting electronic data to optical information at the end of fiber optic cables.
by Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
7:00am
12.22.2017
Defects can cause major changes in the properties of a material, leading to either desirable or unwanted effects.
by Institute for Basic Science
1:53pm
12.21.2017
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A dye-sensitized solar cell consists of an electrolyte, two electrodes, and a thin semiconductor film coated with a light-absorbing dye.
by University of British Columbia
10:06am
12.20.2017
The experiments, using trapped atomic ions, have reduced spectral leakage by many orders of magnitude over conventional methods.
by University of Sydney
10:06am
12.19.2017
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The sheets are kept at a high temperature for another ten minutes after welding to produce a bainitic structure.
by FAPESP
3:30pm
12.18.2017
A "quantum material" that mimics a shark's ability to detect the minute electric fields of small prey has been shown to perform well in ocean-like conditions.
by Purdue University
3:28pm
12.18.2017
The MOF has been prepared using cobalt (II) ions and naphthalene diimides and acid as ligands.
by University of Warwick
9:02am
12.18.2017
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The researchers' key innovation is the method by which they separate the H2 and O2 gasses produced by water electrolysis.
by Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science
10:46am
12.15.2017
Silicon-based devices are likely to be less expensive and easier to manufacture than other technologies for achieving a quantum computer.
by Princeton University
9:32am
12.13.2017
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The researchers worked on a type of glass called alumino-silicate, which is used in the screens of mobile devices.
by Australian National University
9:22am
12.12.2017
Researchers led by the Technion have discovered the process of creating "tempered-like optical lenses" underwater.
by American Technion Society
12:15pm
12.8.2017
The researchers planted wheatgrass seeds in multiple replicates in cotton wool.
by Rice University
11:59am
12.7.2017
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Scientists generate X-ray focus below 10 nanometers diameter.
by Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron Desy
10:39am
12.7.2017
The activation approach in the paper can be applied to other supercapacitor devices that are based on nanoarchitecture.
by American Institute of Physics
10:03am
12.6.2017
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This product is in fact a highly useful material known as a hydrogel.
by Adam Hadhazy, Office of Engineering Communications, Princeton University
3:41pm
12.5.2017
Glycine is the simplest amino acid. It occurs in practically all agro and forestry residues.
by University of Limerick
9:51am
12.5.2017
Engineers have created new computer maps that could help design platelet-matrix composites that replicate some of nature’s toughest substances.
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3:39pm
12.4.2017
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