News - 6 Jan 2021
Engineers from Rutgers University took cues from the color-changing skin of squids, octopuses and cuttlefish to develop a 3D-printed smart gel that alters its shape upon exposure to light, turns...
Article - 27 Aug 2002
Cellulose sausage skins produced using a new process called the Lyocell process are providing a breath of fresh air for sausage makers. They offer several advantages over conventional materials. The...
Article - 27 Oct 2021
AZoM speaks with Ozgun Kilic Afsar, a Ph.D. candidate at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, and a Research Affiliate at MIT Media Lab. Ozgun is currently working on a robotic undergarment, OmniFiber.
News - 7 May 2021
A team of researchers from Germany and China has developed a novel artificial color-changing material that imitates the skin of a chameleon, through luminogens (molecules that cause crystals to glow)...
News - 29 Jun 2016
A cube of Jell-O left on the kitchen counter would ultimately turn into a shrunken, hardened mass once all of the water within it has evaporated. The same occurs with hydrogels that are made mostly of...
News - 30 Nov 2020
A material that mimics human skin in -strength, stretchability and sensitivity could be used to collect biological data in real time. Electronic skin, or e-skin, may play an important role in...
News - 4 Nov 2020
Human skin bruises when the tissue and muscle in the area suffer trauma or become damaged due to an application of blunt force. However, when an object suffers an impact that is expected to damage, it...
News - 15 Dec 2011
Scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) of the U.S. Department of Energy have devised a potential low-cost method for synthesizing stretchable and flexible backplanes at...
News - 26 May 2008
In the future we will all have a completely new type of partner, one who really will lend a helping hand when it comes to the housework. According to statistics from the International Federation of...
News - 31 May 2022
Prof. Tao Chen’s team at the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ (CAS) Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering (NIMTE) has proposed a strain-perception-strengthening (SPS)...