Small cubes with no exterior moving parts can propel themselves forward, jump on top of each other, and snap together to form arbitrary shapes.
The ability to print retinal cells could lead to new therapies for retinal disorders such as macular degeneration.
MIT researchers find that contrary to conventional wisdom, cathodes made of disordered lithium compounds can perform better than perfectly ordered ones.
Sunglasses made with nanoscale optical technology hint at a near future of inconspicuous head-mounted displays.
A new surgical adhesive is strong enough, and elastic enough, to seal a beating heart.
Climbing the "power ascension" market.
3M’s new silver nanowire films could lead to large, interactive, and ultimately flexible displays.
A novel vaccine design could lead to new weapons against often deadly bacterial infections.
In August, the blog revealed that chains of double or triple-bonded carbon atoms, known as carbyne, should be stronger and stiffer than any known material.
Prototype batteries that dissolve safely in the body could power ingested devices.