Tiny robots that work together like ants could lead to a new way to manufacture complex structures and electronics.
A flexible electronic skin patch has strain gauges to measure tremors, and heating elements to release drugs held inside nanoparticles.
A simple way to carve patterns onto nanodiamonds without damaging them could lead to a new generation of photonic devices, say materials scientists.
An exotic form of carbon could help relieve a growing problem with the copper used in computer processors.
Tailor-made medical devices could give a more detailed picture of cardiac health and may be better at predicting and preventing problems.
Physicists have long known that entangled photons can make more precise measurements than independent ones. Now Japanese physicists have built a microscope that proves it.
A new wrinkle in the control of waves.
New kind of see-through screen could be applied as a thin plastic coating on ordinary glass.
Microparticles that block the body’s immune response to damaged tissue could help prevent further harm.
Marshall Scholar Colleen Loynachan tackles materials science problems with a photographer’s perspective.