News - 15 Apr 2021
For centuries, ivory was often used to make art objects. But to protect elephant populations, the ivory trade was banned internationally in 1989. To restore ivory parts of old art objects, one must...
News - 30 Mar 2021
Researchers predict that next-generation electronics will be component-free, non-rigid, bendable, flexible and with the ability for simple integration into different objects.
News - 25 Mar 2021
Nature produces a startling array of patterned materials, from the sensitive ridges on a person's fingertip to a cheetah's camouflaging spots. Although nature's patterns arise...
News - 12 Mar 2021
In the field of robotics, metals offer advantages like strength, durability, and electrical conductivity. But, they are heavy and rigid--properties that are undesirable in soft and flexible systems...
News - 3 Feb 2021
TESCAN Essence™ EBL Kit features a software module that controls the electron beam lithography (EBL) process from within the Essence™ microscope control software to enable efficient...
News - 25 Jan 2021
The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and its research collaborators have successfully demonstrated the four-dimensional (4D) printing of shape memory polymers in submicron...
News - 23 Dec 2020
Bigger is not always better, but here's something that starts small and gets better as it gets bigger.
Just light it up and see.
A team led by Rice University chemists Christy Landes and...
News - 24 Nov 2020
Using modern nanotechnology, it is possible nowadays to produce structures which have a feature sizes of just a few nanometres. This world of the most minute particles - also known as quantum systems...
News - 16 Sep 2020
The photon jet effect was discovered in the early 2000s. The jet is an electromagnetic wave focused at the surface of a quartz glass microsphere, which is at lens focus.
This jet has a unique...
News - 11 Aug 2020
Electronic filters are essential to the inner workings of our phones and other wireless devices. They eliminate or enhance specific input signals to achieve the desired output signals. They are...