November 7, 2013, 1 Comment

Columbia Engineers develop new device architecture for 2D materials, making electrical contact from the 1D edge.  Researchers have experimentally demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to electrically […]


Controlling Heat Flow with Atomic-Level Precision

May 4, 2012, No comments

Through a combination of atomic-scale materials design and ultrafast measurements, researchers at the University of Illinois have revealed new insight ...


Polymers Shine a Light on Bacterial Infection

September 15, 2011, No comments

Researchers at the University of Sheffield have developed polymers that fluoresce in the presence of bacteria, paving the way for the rapid detection ...


New Nuclear Materials Testing Techniques

July 5, 2011, 1 Comment

Nuclear power is a major component of our nation’s long-term clean-energy future, but the technology has come under increased scrutiny in the wa ...

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    Green Polymers With Excellent Properties
    May 23, 2011, No comments

    A prizewinning University of Florida team has devised a way to synthesise “green”, degradable polyesteracetal polymers – claimed to provide the strength of petroleum-based plastics, which is lacking in materials […]