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“Materials Science”

Mar 27, 2014 02:08 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Spanish design students whip up super cheap, edible blobs in the kitchen that they think could be viable no-waste alternatives to water bottles. Continue reading →
Mar 24, 2014 11:44 AM ET // Nic Halverson
A new solar panel material not only absorbs light, but also emits it when electricity passes through it. Continue reading →
Mar 17, 2014 04:50 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Canadian mechanical engineers construct flexible, strong armor from glass that mimics protective animal shells. Continue reading →
Mar 18, 2014 06:45 AM ET // Nic Halverson
The Sol-char toilet incinerates waste at 600 degrees Fahrenheit, turning it into a useful and sanitary byproduct for agriculture and soil amendment. Continue reading →
Feb 28, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Nic Halverson
Radical shifts in shoe design are just around the corner.
Feb 23, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
This week we go back to the future and forward to the past.
Feb 20, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
The secret to strength is twisting fibers and even simple nylon line into super-strong cords.
Feb 10, 2014 10:10 AM ET // AFP
A disposable, lightweight, flexible sensor embedded in a diaper could help prevent diaper rash.
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