November 14, 2013, No comments

Materials are widely recognized as one of the critical remaining challenges for making fusion a commercially viable energy source. In a future fusion power plant, the materials surrounding and interacting […]

3d carbon

3D Carbon Goes Metallic

November 13, 2013, No comments

New metallic structure may be stable at ambient temperature and pressure with potential applications in science and technology. A theoretical, three-d ...


Natural Bio-Composite for 3D Printed Implants

November 6, 2013, No comments

Researchers from North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Laser Zentrum Hannover have discovered that a na ...


New Quantum Material Discovered out of the Blue

November 1, 2013, No comments

A common blue pigment used in the £5 note could have an important role to play in the development of a quantum computer, according to a paper publish ...

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    Using Genetics to Discover New Nanomaterials
    October 31, 2013, No comments

    Researchers at Columbia Engineering, led by Chemical Engineering Professors Venkat Venkatasubramanian and Sanat Kumar, have developed a new approach to designing novel nanostructured materials through an inverse design framework using [&hel ...

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    Birthing a New Breed of Materials
    October 24, 2013, No comments

    Where two different materials meet on the atomic level, a new material can be born that is neither one nor the other. The two parent materials do not mix – […]

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    4D Printing of Materials – the next dimension
    October 23, 2013, No comments

    Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have successfully added a fourth dimension to their printing technology, opening up exciting possibilities for the creation and use of adaptive, composite materials […]

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    Mixing Nanoparticles to make Multifunctional Materials
    October 22, 2013, No comments

    Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a general approach for combining different types of nanoparticles to produce large-scale composite materials. The technique, described in [&he ...