Inks made from different types of materials, precisely applied, are greatly expanding the kinds of things that can be printed.
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.
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.
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.
Laser doping method could lead to new infrared imaging systems.