Once the rising star of the clean-tech industry, the advanced battery maker faces an uncertain future.
Large sheets made from carbon nanotubes could lead to lighter aircraft and more resilient space probes.
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The discovery of a stable form of one-dimensional diamond has scientists racing to understand its properties. The first signs are that diamond nanothread will be more versatile than anyone expected.
A mechanical engineer has decided to stand up for bras that stay up using space-age materials science.
Architects are toying with exotic new materials that can be poured into place and yet form complex structures
Physicists have discovered a material that superconducts at a temperature significantly warmer than the coldest ever measured on Earth. That should herald a new era of superconductivity research.
Researchers say they’ve overcome a major manufacturing challenge standing in the way of commercially viable nanotube devices.
Researchers demonstrate customized implants that help injured nerves regenerate in rats.
A California company may have figured out how to use genetic engineering to make extremely versatile fibers the way spiders can.
Researchers have shown a new way to help solar cells track the sun as it moves across the sky, which could boost a panel’s energy generation by 40 percent.
Researchers have cracked the challenge of printing glass through a nozzle.
Researchers have developed simple robots that can build structures with malleable materials such as foam and sandbags.