News - 20 Jun 2014
Imagine a material with the same weight and density as aerogel -- a material so light it's called 'frozen smoke' -- but with 10,000 times more stiffness. This material could have a...
News - 9 Nov 2016
Solar cells made of the highly popular and inexpensive perovskite material can use a new method to sandwich two forms of perovskites into one photovoltaic cell, and generate electricity from sunlight...
News - 7 Apr 2015
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Researchers from the Case Western Reserve University and the University of North Texas have created a metal-free bifunctional electrocatalyst that could...
News - 10 Jun 2019
For polar bears, the insulation provided by their fat, skin, and fur is a matter of survival in the frigid Arctic. For engineers, polar bear hair is a dream template for synthetic materials that might...
Article - 28 May 2020
Just adding layers to heat sources doesn't make for good industrial insulation, the right materials and size must be selected to minimize heat loss.
News - 10 Jul 2013
The debate about global warming and the rising prices of raw materials has brought the subject of sustainability firmly into the public spotlight. To conserve resources in day-to-day living, thermal...
News - 28 Jun 2004
With energy prices rising around the world, maximizing thermal performance in today's building materials is top of mind for architects, builders, and building and home owners. The emotional and...
News - 26 Feb 2004
Specialty Chemicals manufacturer Cabot Corp and Super Sky Products, part of Vitro, have agreed to jointly produce and market a Polycarbonate skylight panel system filled with Nanogel(R) translucent...
News - 23 Mar 2020
One of the most extensively researched topics in the area of material science is electrocatalysis because this process is largely involved in several major energy-associated processes, for example,...
News - 27 Jul 2015
Electrically conducting fibers whose electrical conductivity increases by 200 times when stretched have been created by an international team of researchers based at The University of Texas at Dallas...