A new biocompatible device will make it easier for researchers to determine the neurological basis of pain.
Synthetic porous materials that flex to take up and release fuel could lead to cheaper natural-gas cars that don’t need cumbersome storage tanks.
Researchers have figured out how to use a 3-D printer to make plastic hair of varying thicknesses for things like toys and brushes.
New sensors made from plastic and carbon nanotubes could provide an artificial skin that would endow prosthetic hands with a sense of touch.
Researchers say they’ve overcome a major manufacturing challenge standing in the way of commercially viable nanotube devices.
Researchers demonstrate customized implants that help injured nerves regenerate in rats.
A California company may have figured out how to use genetic engineering to make extremely versatile fibers the way spiders can.
Researchers have developed a new antibiotic treatment by disguising nanoparticles with coverings of platelets.
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 build three-dimensional tissues by using DNA to program how they attach to each other.