News - 11 Aug 2009
To move your arm or leg, certain muscles need to change shape, to either lengthen or contract. Now scientists have made liquid-crystalline particles that can change shape in a similar way, but which...
News - 18 Jan 2018
A small piece of paper loaded with biodegradable carbon electrodes could provide a cheap, sustainable and recyclable device for detecting toxic compounds in water.
Access to safe drinking water...
News - 25 Apr 2017
Developing “lab on a chip” devices proves to be a significant step forward in future healthcare. Distinct from electronic chips used in computers, these “chips” are small...
News - 8 Mar 2012
mPhase Technologies has announced that it is investigating the use of graphene and other advanced materials for printing its Smart NanoBattery.
Graphene has been recognized as the wonder material...
News - 29 Jul 2008
Researchers at the California Institute of Technology have turned science fiction into reality with their development of a super-compact high-resolution microscope, small enough to fit on a finger...
Article - 18 Nov 2013
This article discusses how to improve design efficiency, productivity, and accuracy of fluid control systems.
News - 7 Jun 2019
Self-assembly is a mechanism where basic building blocks interact and arrange themselves into ordered structures. Nature is replete with extremely interesting examples of self-assembled...
News - 17 Apr 2019
Microlight3D, a specialty manufacturer of ultra hi-resolution 3D-microprinting systems for industrial and scientific applications, today announces the acquisition of French firm Smart Force...
News - 30 Sep 2014
Researchers at the Beijing Key Laboratory of CryoBiomedical Engineering described a new 3D printing method using low melting metal alloy ink. The melting point of the alloy is slightly more than...
News - 23 Sep 2009
Flasks, beakers, and hot plates may soon be a thing of the past in medicinal chemistry labs. Instead of handling a few experiments on a benchtop, scientists may simply pop a microchip into a computer...