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.
A chance discovery sparked a quest for plastics that are both strong and recyclable.
To create an affordable obstacle detection system for blind people, he began by simply asking them what they needed.
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.