News - 13 Jul 2020
A team of scientists at the University of Vermont have invented a new tool--they call it a "nanocage"--that can catch and straighten out molecule-sized tangles of polymers.
Once a knotty...
News - 10 Jul 2020
A research team led by UCLA materials scientists has demonstrated ways to make super white paint that reflects as much as 98% of incoming heat from the sun.
The advance shows practical pathways for...
News - 6 Jul 2020
The MedeA 3.1 release provides cutting edge functionality including VASP 6 support and mesoscale simulation tools.
A wide range of new capabilities have been added to MedeA, including:
News - 15 Jun 2020
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a method for self-assembling nanostructures with gamma-modified peptide nucleic acid (γPNA), a synthetic mimic of DNA. The process has the...
News - 9 Jun 2020
One of the key objectives for contemporary chemistry is to improve thermomechanical properties of polymers, in particular, thermostability of bioplastics.
In this paper, the team concentrated on...
News - 14 Apr 2020
Materials used for a Soldier's personal protection gear may be tough enough for vehicles too, according to a new Army study.
Findings, released April 10 in the journal Polymer, show that...
News - 29 Jan 2020
Whenever a new kind of material had to be developed, engineers or chemists would simply go to the laboratory and begin “cooking.” Just like attempting to enhance upon food recipe, the...
News - 9 Dec 2019
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A team of engineers at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, has developed an automated way to produce up to 384 different polymers...
News - 5 Dec 2019
Evonik has announced the signing of an exclusive global agreement with ITV Denkendorf Produktservice (ITVP), a German-based R&D and manufacturing leader for medical-textile materials.
News - 22 Aug 2019
Michelman, a bronze sponsor, and exhibitor at the 2019 Coating Trends & Technologies will feature its expansive line of sustainable waterborne surface modifiers for improving the performance of...