A new approach to liquid-repelling surfaces

“Omniphobic” might sound like a way to describe someone who is afraid of everything, but it actually refers to a special type of surface...
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Smart polymers may one day cure cancer

TSUKUBA, IBARAKI PREF. - Mitsuhiro Ebara believes plastic sheets called “smart polymers” may one day prove to be a cheap solution to curing cancer. Cancer...

First detailed measurements of key factors related to high-temperature superconductivity

In superconducting materials, electrons pair up and condense into a quantum state that carries electrical current with no loss. This usually happens at very...

W. AMSLER ANNOUNCES FIRST COMMERCIAL APPLICATION FOR 64OZ PET BARRIER GROWLER FOR CRAFT BEER...

W. Amsler Equipment Inc., a leading supplier of all-electric linear PET stretch blow molders, has announced the first commercial sale of 64-oz polyethylene terephthalate...

A transistor that performs as both topological insulator and superconductor

MIT researchers have demonstrated that a tungsten ditelluride-based transistor combines two different electronic states of matter. A transistor based on the 2-D material tungsten ditelluride...

Your Next Flight Is Brought to You by 3D Printing

The technology will revolutionize manufacturing, but how? United Technologies, GE and Honeywell are taking different approaches. Like the cotton gin and the modern assembly line,...

‘Folded’ optical devices manipulate light in a new way

The future of optics The next generation of electronic devices, ranging from personal health monitors and augmented reality headsets to sensitive scientific instruments that would...

A solar cell that does double duty for renewable energy

Researchers develop an artificial photosynthesis system that generates hydrogen fuel and electricity at the same time In the quest for abundant, renewable alternatives to fossil...

Graphene-based ink may lead to printable energy storage devices

Researchers have created an ink made of graphene nanosheets and demonstrated that the ink can be used to print 3-D structures. As the graphene-based...

Stratasys and Solvay Partner to Bring New FDM Materials to Market and Expand Adoption...

Stratasys (NASDAQ: SSYS) today established an authorized materials partner program – designed to expand the range of high-performance polymers available to manufacturers leveraging Stratasys’...