News - 1 Jun 2018
Hydrogels, hydrophilic networks of polymeric chains equipped to retain a large quantity of water, have been extensively used in a range of applications. Latest advances in extremely stretchable...
News - 2 Apr 2018
Plastics are exceptional insulators, implying that they can effectively capture heat—a property that can be beneficial in an article like a coffee cup sleeve. However, this insulating quality is...
News - 26 Feb 2018
After decades of breakthrough work in a variety of analytical techniques utilizing capillary chromatography, Dr. Milton Lee has joined forces with Glen Mella (a long-time serial entrepreneur and...
News - 9 Feb 2018
If humans are intended for deep space, they have to understand the space environment alters health, including antibiotic resistance and aging.
A new NASA project could be of assistance. It aims...
News - 19 Sep 2017
Legos and Playdough are two very popular childhood building blocks. But what could one use to create something extremely small—a structure measuring lesser than the width of a human hair?
News - 15 Mar 2017
Instead of ordering a sofa online, or making the dreaded Saturday trek to overcrowded furniture stores to pick out a table or chair, what if you could pick a piece of furniture, and then watch it get...
News - 22 Feb 2017
An elegant approach for ultrafine-grained ceramic coatings has been explained by researcher Pylin Sarobol in a rather inelegant manner - sub-micron particles splatting onto a surface.
News - 25 Oct 2016
Moisture is a dangerous enemy to sensitive components such as circuit boards, optical devices, electronics, and items in museum storage.
Mildew, mold, rust, and an overall decrease in product...
News - 4 Oct 2016
WACKER, the Munich-based chemical company, will unveil two new encapsulation compounds for light-emitting diodes (LED) at the 20th International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber K 2016 in...
News - 12 Sep 2016
LyondellBasell, one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, has selected its La Porte, Texas, manufacturing complex as the site for a new High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)...