A so-called metal-organic framework could offer a better way to get at the vast uranium resource dissolved in the ocean.
Alberta will serve as a test bed for large-scale carbon capture and sequestration.
A plastic smartphone screen cover patterned with tiny lenses could help mobile 3-D take off.
Combining aspects of high-energy lithium-sulfur batteries with flow battery technology can lower costs.
New research shows how arrays of tiny electronic devices can achieve human-skin-like sensitivity to mechanical force.
GE, the world’s largest manufacturer, is on the verge of using 3-D printing to make jet parts.
Biomimetic nanoparticles could be an effective treatment against antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Manufactured sapphire is incredibly strong and scratch resistant. Now falling costs and technology improvements could make it competitive with glass.
Laboratory advance shows that nano-imprinting could help the hard drive industry meet its long-term goals for data storage capacity.
Researchers have demonstrated a way to give concrete surfaces the ability to heal when small cracks appear, an advance that could allow bridges and other structures to last longer.