Materialsscience

05.15.14
How a water bottle gave birth to a whole new world of self-healing products
05.15.14

How a water bottle gave birth to a whole new world of self-healing products

IBM's had a breakthrough in accelerated materials science and it's owed, in part, to a Dasani wate...

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10.15.13
3D printing gets metal with European Space Agency's AMAZE project
10.15.13

3D printing gets metal with European Space Agency's AMAZE project

If you're invested in the future of 3D printing, the London Science Museum was the place to be tod...

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08.30.13
Transparent gel speaker plays music through the magic of ionic conduction (video)
08.30.13

Transparent gel speaker plays music through the magic of ionic conduction (video)

It may be hard to believe, but that transparent disk in the photo above is actually a fully functi...

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04.11.11
Apple hires carbon fiber expert to posit composites
04.11.11

Apple hires carbon fiber expert to posit composites

If you're going to compete in the consumer electronics business then you'd better have a solid gras...

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04.03.07
New coating may lead to fog- and dirt-free windshields
04.03.07

New coating may lead to fog- and dirt-free windshields

If you're like us and haven't washed your car since, like, ever, you're probably used to the windsh...

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07.02.06
Shape-shifting paper could help tiny bots take flight
07.02.06

Shape-shifting paper could help tiny bots take flight

A new breakthrough in materials science may pave the way for those inevitable swarms of tiny flying...

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