News - 11 Apr 2019
New two-dimensional (2D) materials are being discovered by researchers at a fast pace, but they do not necessarily immediately know the properties of those materials.
Scientists at Rice...
News - 19 Apr 2018
A technology that renders a composite material stronger and stiffer on-demand upon exposure to ultraviolet light has been developed by engineers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) and the...
News - 14 Mar 2016
Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a versatile 3D material that bends, folds, and shrinks on its own. The foldable, tunable,...
News - 17 Jul 2015
Researchers at Rice University have discovered that 3D structures of boron nitride, sometimes called "white graphene", could be used to control heat flow in small electronic...
News - 29 Jan 2007
While robots have moved from the realm of science fiction to a myriad of real-life uses, the potential of the “hard-bodied” robots of the 21st century remains limited by their stiff...
News - 11 Oct 2017
Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have demonstrated the possibility of predicting early fatigue damage behavior in structures via the study of the microscale mechanical behavior of...
News - 5 Sep 2008
Malvern Instruments has today launched Kinexus, the radical new rotational rheometer platform whose development has been shaped by extensive market research and a fresh approach to addressing the real...
Article - 2 May 2019
This article discusses critical micellization temperature determination using multi-angle dynamic light scattering.
News - 26 Apr 2019
At DOE’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), scientists have successfully 3D-printed an all-liquid device that can be recurrently reconfigured on demand by simply clicking a...
News - 13 Jan 2016
Rice University scientists have invented an adaptive material, called self-adaptive composite (SAC), that combines reversible self-stiffening and self-healing properties. SAC comprises a solid matrix...