Science and Technology of Advanced Materials

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31 Aug 2022
An international collaboration is developing coating materials that could make windows better insulators.
27 Jun 2022
Scientists at Tokyo Medical and Dental University have discovered a new type of bone repairing material that could be used to more precisely fix bone defects.
06 May 2022
2.5-dimensional materials promise new applications for artificial intelligence, electronics, automobiles and the energy sector.
Spinning electricity under the sky
07 Mar 2022
A magnetic hybrid system generates electricity day and night with radiative cooling and solar heating.
Better memristors for brain-like computing
07 Mar 2022
Neurone-like junctions made of mixed oxide-based materials could reduce the massive energy consumption of artificial intelligence operations.
Stars and forest at night
03 Mar 2022
Devices that can see shortwave infrared light, which is invisible to the naked eye, could soon become cheaper and more accessible to a broader consumer base.
The scientists injected the nanoparticle solution into the tail veins of live mice and were able to obtain high quality MRI (left) and near-infrared fluorescence (right) scans of tissues and blood vessels.
02 Mar 2022
A nanoparticle’s size is fine-tuned to offer high-resolution images before and during surgical procedures.
Skeleton
01 Mar 2022
A novel biomaterial promotes bone tissue regrowth, showing promise for surgical procedures.
Stimulating Blood Vessel Formation with Magnets
22 Feb 2022
A magnetic field could boost blood vessel growth to regenerate damaged tissue.
18 Feb 2022
The compact, lightweight device generates electricity when shaken and can power 100 LEDs.
09 Feb 2022
Sea pineapples are a delicacy in Japan and the Tohoku region is renowned for its extensive sea pineapple industry. Soon they might not only be fueling our appetites, but helping power our future too. A research group demonstrated that the carbonization of cellulose nanofibers within sea pineapple shells produces high-quality carbon that, when mixed with blood waste from the livestock industry, boasts electrical performances similar to that of rare metals.
18 Jan 2022
Researchers are working to overcome challenges in order to bring wearable, electric, wound-healing devices to clinical practice.
Scientists in Korea have developed a pressure sensor that can control a cell phone from underwater
18 Aug 2021
Scientists in Korea make hand-drawn and flexible pressure sensors that can control a phone from underwater.
06 Aug 2021
An injection made of a hydrogel containing stem cells could treat damaged tissue following a heart attack.
29 Jun 2021
Magnetic layers interact with sunlight differently, creating a temperature gradient that generates electricity day and night.
14 May 2021
Neurone-like junctions made of mixed oxide-based materials could reduce the massive energy consumption of artificial intelligence operations.
fuel cell diagram
13 May 2021
Controlling the organization of molecules within polymer membranes could lead to more efficient fuel cells.
12 May 2021
Ion-conducting gels that repair themselves following damage are under development for wearable electronics.
12 May 2021
Heusler alloys are promising contenders for faster and more energy-efficient computing and memory storage devices.
12 May 2021
Molecular interactions within gels and rubbers can be controlled to fabricate stronger and more elastic materials.
12 May 2021
An artificial intelligence approach extracts how an aluminium alloy’s contents and manufacturing are related to specific mechanical properties.
12 May 2021
From biomemory to implants, researchers are looking for ways to make more eco-friendly electronic components.
10 May 2021
Complex algorithms can be taught to predict steel corrosion rates in coastal regions, helping engineers choose the best materials for each location.
10 Mar 2021
A nanoparticle’s size is fine-tuned to offer high-resolution images before and during surgical procedures.
25 Jan 2021
Materials inspired by the colour changes in a peacock’s feather could lead to anti-counterfeit and sensing applications.
12 Jan 2021
Accurate measurements of crystalline deformation should help engineer stronger components for more energy-efficient turbines.

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