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“Materials Science”

Aug 1, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The traditional Japanese art of paper folding has inspired a surprising range of technological designs.
Jul 30, 2014 03:08 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Think of the Silk Leaf as a lightweight, low-power oxygen factory for space. Continue reading →
Jul 29, 2014 11:10 AM ET // Sarah Lewin, IEEE Spectrum
A funny thing happened on the way to making a semiconductor.
Jul 28, 2014 02:36 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
Are you saying I have problems with intimacy? Continue reading →
Jul 15, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
Flexible robots are ideal for crawling around and through jumbled piles of rubble.
Jul 14, 2014 02:06 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The material is so black that even when crumpled, it still looks completely flat. Continue reading →
Jun 27, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Dexter Johnson, IEEE Spectrum
Nanomaterial innovators take to Kickstarter to raise funds.
Jun 12, 2014 12:35 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The technique could make it possible to erect strong, inexpensive buildings in a couple of hours. Continue reading →
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