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.
A novel electrochemical process sequesters carbon in the form of a versatile building material.
Try pulling apart two interleaved phone books and you'll inevitably be defeated by huge frictional forces. Just how these forces arise has been a long-standing mystery... until now.
Researchers demonstrate a promising new approach to manufacturing a crucial form of graphene.
Smash carbon footballs into a surface at supersonic speeds and they unzip to form graphene, according to materials scientists, who say the technique could revolutionize the use of this wonder material.
A biotech company is genetically engineering pigs so that their organs might work in people.
Glue made of nanoparticles, delivered by a needle, can be a better replacement for sutures and surgical staples.