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“Materials Science”

Nov 29, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Gold foam, wired roses, 3-D art for the blind and a beautiful way to recycle plastic garbage are highlights from this week's Tasty Tech gallery.
Nov 19, 2015 09:15 AM ET // Renee Morad
Designers turned to the Gaboon Viper, a venomous snake that uses ultra-black scales to camouflage itself from prey. Continue reading →
Nov 16, 2015 01:33 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
An ultra-thin coating renders aircraft invisible. Continue reading →
Nov 10, 2015 11:25 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Spider silk-like proteins could be a viable alternative to the petroleum-based nylon and polyester, which dominate performance outerwear.
Nov 3, 2015 03:26 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The glass could become available in five years. Continue reading →
Oct 22, 2015 02:40 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Industrial waste and orange peels could prove integral in combating harmful mercury contamination, research reveals. Continue reading →
Oct 14, 2015 11:55 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
The airy metal has an open cellular structure, which makes it durable and lightweight. Continue reading →
Oct 6, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Scientists have created a surface that takes three hours to frost under conditions that would normally create frost almost immediately.
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