News - 19 Sep 2017
Thermoelectric materials will be a vital resource for the future as they are capable of producing electricity from sources of heat that would otherwise go to waste, from vehicle tailpipes, power...
News - 12 Jun 2017
A form of ultrastrong, lightweight carbon, both electrically conductive and elastic, has been developed by a team including several Carnegie Scientists. A material with such an unusual combination of...
News - 15 Nov 2016
As energy conservation is expected to play an increasing role in managing global demand, both materials and methods that use existing sources of energy have become more and more important.
News - 29 Jul 2016
For decades researchers have been exploring various ways to force hydrogen into a metallic state. In materials science, a metallic state of hydrogen is considered as a holy grail as it could be used...
News - 27 Jan 2016
A collaborative research team, including Subra Suresh, President of Carnegie Mellon University, Tony Jun Huang from Pennsylvania State University, and Ming Dao from MIT, have demonstrated that...
News - 12 Jan 2011
Many futurists envision a world in which polymer membranes with molecular-sized channels are used to capture carbon, produce solar-based fuels, or desalinating sea water, among many other...
Article - 6 Jul 2017
Researchers from the Department of Geological Sciences at Stanford University have successfully developed a hexagonal close-packed phase high-entropy alloy.
News - 10 Nov 2022
Researchers at the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering (PME) have discovered a new material, MnBi6Te10, which can be used to create quantum highways along which...
News - 26 May 2021
The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced a renewal of funding for the Materials Innovation Platform (MIP) national user facility at Penn State's Materials Research Institute (MRI), the...
News - 25 Apr 2018
The fundamental mechanisms dictating the conversion of sunlight into energy in hybrid perovskite materials have been revealed in real time by neutron scattering. A deeper knowledge of this behavior...