Materials


Scientists Develop Materials That Shrink When Heated

Scientists Develop Material That Shrinks When Heated

New 3D printed material can flex inward and cause the structure to contract when exposed to a certain temperature....

Oct 26 2016, 5:09am CDT

Nano Layered Composites Are the Latest in Materials Science

Nano Layered Composites Are the Latest in Materials Science

 Borrowing an idea from metalsmiths and pastry chefs, researchers have created composite materials containing hundreds of...

Jul 22 2016, 5:16am CDT

Bone Could Be the Future of Building Materials

Bone Could Be the Future of Building Materials

The population of the world is skyrocketing at an unprecedented amount - we will soon hit 9 billion people. A group of research...

Jun 27 2016, 7:56am CDT

Scientists to Develop Ultra-Strong Materials Inspired by Mantis Shrimp

Scientists to Develop Ultra-Strong Materials Inspired by Mantis Shrimp

The super strong materials have implications for future body armors, airplanes and the automobile industry....

Jun 1 2016, 12:13am CDT

3D Model Shows how sea Waves Move Materials over long Distances

3D Model Shows how sea Waves Move Materials over long Distances

Mathematicians have developed a new 3-D model that reveals how invisible internal sea waves move over long distances microscopi...

May 29 2016, 12:43pm CDT

Machine Learning Increases Discovery of New Materials

Machine Learning Increases Discovery of New Materials

It has become clear that machine learning significantly increases the discovery process of novel substances....

May 10 2016, 8:42am CDT

Laser Light Reveals the Properties of Materials Used in Batteries and Electronics

Laser Light Reveals the Properties of Materials Used in Batteries and Electronics

Scientists are currently looking into the depths of materials with a little help of super-quick science....

Apr 23 2016, 6:37am CDT

New Polymer material

Japanese Scientists Develop Polymer Material That Prevents Energy Loss as Silicon Materials

Japanese scientists have published a paper titled “High Efficiency Polymer Solar Cells With Small Photon Energy Loss” in the jo...

Dec 4 2015, 10:10am CST

Type II Weyl Fermion

University Researchers Predict Type-11 Weyl Fermion Particle in Metallic Materials

A paper titled “Type II Weyl Semimetals” has been published in the journal Nature by an international team of university scient...

Nov 26 2015, 7:38am CST

MIT Multifab 3D Printer Prints 10 Different Materials at a Time

MIT Multifab 3D Printer Prints 10 Different Materials at a Time

A Multifab 3D Printer is a fantastic piece of equipment. That is because it employs 10 different materials at a time....

Aug 25 2015, 4:29am CDT

Smart Window made with Electrochromic Materials stays Cool or Warm

Smart Window made with Electrochromic Materials stays Cool or Warm

A new material for Windows could be a major step in making buildings more energy efficient and convenient in the future....

Jul 23 2015, 2:37am CDT

Jony Ive Talks About New Materials For Apple's Future Products

Jony Ive Talks About New Materials For Apple's Future Products

Jony Ive has been working on never-been-used materials for Apple's next generation products. Could it be LiquidMetal?...

Jun 17 2014, 1:00am CDT

New 'layered-layered' materials for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries

New 'layered-layered' materials for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have developed a new approach to increasing the capacity...

May 8 2007, 5:00am CDT

Wrist Phone Concept by Thinking Materials

Wrist Phone Concept by Thinking Materials

Swedish Thinking Materials has been working on wristphone prototype. It was featured in wearable technology show cases at the...

Jul 12 2004, 2:09am EST