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Jan 27, 2016 09:45 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The technique could be used to develop new kinds of smart clothing that both repels water and breathes, or flexible scaffolding for printed organs.
Dec 5, 2015 02:10 PM ET // Renee Morad
Researchers have created a super stretchy sensor made from chewing gum and carbon nanotubes to help wearables move with twists, turns and bends while tracking vital signs like breathing. Continue reading →
Dec 3, 2015 09:20 AM ET // Michael Casey,
The new material called Q-carbon allows scientists to produce diamond-related structures at room temperature.
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.
Sep 28, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
The absorptive concrete pavement rapidly removes water from roadways, preventing the potentially dangerous buildup of standing water.
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