News - 29 May 2020
Polysiloxane is an elastic polymer which is widely used in fluidics, optics, and biomedical engineering. It offers desirable properties for microfabrication due to its castable and curable...
News - 8 Jun 2017
North Carolina State University Researchers have used the principles behind the formation of sandcastles from wet sand in order to achieve 3D printing of porous and flexible silicone rubber structures...
News - 18 Nov 2016
The latest ice-repellent coating developed by Colorado State University researchers outperforms the best de-icing products available today. A welcome relief for anyone who has had to chip ice off...
News - 9 May 2013
By means of special metamaterials, light and sound can be passed around objects. KIT researchers now succeeded in demonstrating that the same materials can also be used to specifically influence the...
News - 17 Jun 2020
A three-year, $345,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will fund research at Binghamton University, State University of New York that seeks to modify paper's mechanical properties while...
News - 10 Jun 2020
Doctors could soon be administering an entire course of treatment for life-threatening conditions with a 3D printed capsule controlled by magnetic fields thanks to advances made by University of...
News - 27 Jul 2018
Scientists at Tufts University School of Engineering have created magnetic elastomeric composites that move in various ways when exposed to light, raising the probability that these materials could...
News - 29 Jul 2005
The catalytic reforming of liquid fuels offers an attractive solution to supplying hydrogen to fuel cells while avoiding the safety and storage issues related to gaseous hydrogen. Existing catalytic...
News - 14 Mar 2018
The physics of materials that can be made atomically thick is fascinating, rich, and varied. As well as providing a playground for condensed-matter theorists and experimentalists, materials scientists...
Article - 17 Dec 2020
Lithography nanopatterning expands traditional lithographic techniques into the submicron scale.