News - 24 Dec 2007
Integrated circuits are the "brain" in computers, cell phones, DVD players, iPhones, personal digital assistants, automobiles' navigation systems and anti-lock brakes, and many other...
News - 9 Aug 2006
Manufacturers of stain-repellents, non-stick cookware and other fluoropolymer-based materials will soon have an alternative to using controversial PFOA when developing such supplies. Fluorine chemist...
News - 23 Dec 2005
Battery-powered toys, radios, and portable electronic devices make fun Christmas gifts – until the batteries run down.
But advances in rechargeable thin-film lithium battery technology at Oak...
News - 22 Apr 2019
Traditional lithium-ion batteries are known to present certain risks of explosions and fire, unlike solid-state sodium-ion batteries that are relatively safer.
However, the performance of...
News - 16 May 2016
Vantablack optimizes sensitivity of optical instrumentation in satellite star trackers
The ultra-black Vantablack surface coating material has made its space debut in an optical instrument on...
News - 5 Feb 2015
Granta Design will be running a webinar on Thursday, February 12 to demonstrate the new third-generation MI:Materials Gateway™ solution, providing access to managed materials data within...
News - 10 Feb 2011
The wonder of science often comes from the endless possibilities opened up by each successive discovery and the unexpected findings that result.
Scientists at the University of Bristol now have a...
News - 24 Jun 2019
Hearing aids, dental crowns, and limb prosthetics are some of the medical devices that can now be digitally designed and customized for individual patients, thanks to 3-D printing. However, these...
News - 4 Aug 2016
A battery capable of storing energy in a biologically-derived unit has been developed by a team of chemists from the University of Toronto (U of T), opening the door for cost-effective,...
News - 3 Jun 2016
First cost-effective weather stations that are constructed mainly with 3D-printed components have been successfully installed by scientists. They are designed to deliver crucial data required for...