If you want to measure the temperature at any point on an object's surface, a thin coating of programmable material can do the job, say computer scientists.
Researchers say they’ve overcome an obstacle to making highly efficient solar devices by combining silicon with a new material.
If we're going to colonize Mars, we'll need buildings to live and work in. So researchers have made cheap, strong concrete out of "Martian" soil.
Researchers demonstrate high-resolution printing of objects made of versatile ceramic materials.
By studying the network of links between Indian recipes, computer scientists have discovered that the presence of certain spices makes a meal much less likely to contain ingredients with flavors in common. From February …
Spiders sprayed with water containing carbon nanotubes and graphene flakes have produced the toughest fibers ever measured, say materials scientists. From May …
A new way to 3-D-print hydraulic systems at the same time as the rest of a device significantly simplifies the process of making functional robots.
Researchers have developed a new way to manufacture crucial components of radar.
Researchers have developed a new kind of wound dressing that could serve as an early-detection system for infections.
Researchers examining the nanoscale topography of the world’s largest spiders are part of a larger effort to understand and copy the brilliant structural colors in nature.