Stanford engineers have created an adhesive material inspired by the unique properties of grippy gecko fingertips, which could enable robotic hands to hold nearly any kind of object by applying less pressure. [More]
Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ: BRKR) today announced the release of its new Contour Elite 3D Optical Microscopes, which for the first time fully integrate high-definition microscopy imaging with industry-leading three-dimensional (3D) optical metrology functionality. [More]
H.C. Starck’s niobium and tantalum materials will be introduced at the Cryogenics and Superconductivity Conference Japan 2015 in Tsukuba, Japan on May 27-29.
These materials are tailor-made for low temperature s... [More]
A new technique has been developed by a research team from Columbia Engineering in order to create the first ever single-molecule diode. [More]
Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, the Argonne National Laboratory, and the University of Illinois have shown that superconductivity could be boosted by radiation bombardment. [More]
Researchers at the University of Illinois (U. of I) have developed electronic devices that self-destruct when heated. This study was led by Scott R. White, an aerospace engineering professor at the U. of I. [More]
A research team from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Washington State University and the University of Idaho has succeeded in developing a shape-memory polymer that can change from its original shape, through a sequence of temporary shapes, before finally returning back to its initial form. [More]
Dr. Gregory Meyers, a Fellow at The Dow Chemical Company, has been involved in the technology development of the AFM-IR and is generally considered one of the world’s leading industrial AFM practitioners. [More]
ASM International and Granta Design, leaders in materials information technology, today announced major updates to the ASM Medical Materials Database™.
The spring release of this resource includes new data on ma... [More]
Andor Technology Ltd (Andor) and Bitplane, Oxford Instruments companies and world leaders in scientific solutions and visualization software, today announced the launch of the 2015 Insight Awards.
This worldwide scien... [More]