Metal

06.08.15
Here's how 'flawless' materials break on a nanoscopic scale
06.08.15

Here's how 'flawless' materials break on a nanoscopic scale

Have you ever wondered why a supposedly defect-free material ends up cracking? University of Penns...

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03.30.15
Liquid metal machines 'eat' in order to move
03.30.15

Liquid metal machines 'eat' in order to move

Robots typically rely on batteries to get power, but they may soon have to do little more than nib...

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03.01.15
Scientists learn to build better metals by freezing alloys in space
03.01.15

Scientists learn to build better metals by freezing alloys in space

Metals are full of microscopic structures that define properties like strength, but it's hard to f...

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12.23.14
Samsung gives its metal-framed Galaxy Alpha a leather backside
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12.23.14

Samsung gives its metal-framed Galaxy Alpha a leather backside

Samsung's Galaxy Alpha was already a nice departure form its usual plastic wrapped phones. Now, th...

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11.25.14
The Big Picture: cooling molten metal in space
11.25.14

The Big Picture: cooling molten metal in space

Ever wonder what hot metal would be like if it weren't bound by containers, liquids... or even gra...

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11.06.14
Moto 360 metal bands arrive, gold option in tow
11.06.14

Moto 360 metal bands arrive, gold option in tow

A few days before other retailers offer the option, and coming just after the goods appeared on Am...

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09.19.14
Samsung's Galaxy A5 has some Alpha style, but not the substance
09.19.14

Samsung's Galaxy A5 has some Alpha style, but not the substance

Samsung likes to get some mileage out of its lofty design themes and plenty of people have gone ga...

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09.09.14
TUG updates metallurgy and multiplayer capabilities
09.09.14

TUG updates metallurgy and multiplayer capabilities

TUG is about to get a lot more metal. It's about to be so metal that you won't be able to handle a...

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09.08.14
Verizon will sell the Moto 360 with a metal band on November 11th
09.08.14

Verizon will sell the Moto 360 with a metal band on November 11th

If you refuse to wear a Moto 360 smartwatch until it's equipped with a metal wristband, you now ha...

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