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“Materials Science”

Nov 11, 2014 10:55 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Chains of electrically activated particles could power microbots that swim through a person's bloodstream to fight disease.
Oct 21, 2014 09:55 AM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
One day you could buy a flat-packed piece of furniture from Ikea, take it home, wet it down with a garden hose and watch self-assemble.
Oct 15, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The material made from a single layer of atoms could power wearable device by converting energy from your body movement to electricity. Continue reading →
Oct 7, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Researchers have figured out how to use artificial photonic materials to mimic the butterfly's attractive light show.
Sep 30, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis, Live Science contributor
Cephlapods are dexterous underwater, have the ability to camouflage, have well-developed vision, muscular arms, sensory suction cups and a soft body.
Sep 18, 2014 09:52 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Shape-memory materials that produce active compression could provide astronauts with a lightweight and flexible space suit. Continue reading →
Aug 19, 2014 01:05 AM ET // Neil Savage, IEEE Spectrum
Scientists have created digital pixels that change color to match the pattern of light striking them.
Aug 8, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
This week's selections will have you wishing you could go there, drive that, do that, wear that and own that. Feast your eyeballs.
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