MOF could make plastic manufacturing more energy-efficient

An innovative filtering material may soon reduce the environmental cost of manufacturing plastic. Created by a team including scientists at the National Institute of...

miniFactory Ultra, PEEK and ULTEM 3D printing

miniFactory, a Finnish 3D printer manufacturer, has released the miniFactory Ultra 3D printer for high-temperature materials, such as PEEK and PEKK. Olli Pihlajamäki, Sales...

Researchers Develop Semi-Liquid Metal Anode for Next-Generation Batteries

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University’s Mellon College of Science and College of Engineering have developed a semiliquid lithium metal-based anode that represents a new...

MagLab scientists discover thermoelectric properties in new class of materials

Exploring an area overlooked by other scientists, physicists at the Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory have discovered that a class of...

Pushing the extra cold frontiers of superconducting science

Measuring the properties of superconducting materials in magnetic fields at close to absolute zero temperatures is difficult, but necessary to understand their quantum properties. How...
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Metal Foam Stops .50 Caliber Rounds As Well As Steel

Researchers have demonstrated that vehicle armor using composite metal foam (CMF) can stop ball and armor-piercing .50 caliber rounds as well as conventional steel...

New polymer tackles PFAS pollution

The problem of cleaning up toxic polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) pollution—commonly used in non-stick and protective coatings, lubricants and aviation fire-fighting foams—has been solved...

Noble metal-free catalyst system as active as platinum

Affordable high-performance catalysts have come within reach. The industry has been traditionally deploying platinum alloys as catalysts for oxygen reduction, which is for example essential...

Polymer-Coated Cathode Improves Lithium Ion Battery Performance

Argonne has found a new vapor deposition technique to coat lithium-ion battery cathodes with a polymer to improve life cycle and performance. The reactions of...

Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials Acquires Advanced Polymer Technologies

Reading, PA – Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials, the leading global manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic materials, announces the acquisition of Advanced Polymer Technologies (APT), June...