SMILES crystals, made from star-shaped lattices, are a solution to a 150-year old problem in materials science.
Robot spiders catching space junk with silk webs? Ultra-luxury textiles on the space station? The future is comfy, and strong.
Scientists used machine learning to reveal new scientific knowledge hidden in old research papers.
Felice Torrisi’s circuits printed on cloth are the future of fashion.
The new material, called ‘twistron,’ is already under patent.
A new front opens in materials science.
Something like this could solve a lot of problems.
Good old silicon saves the day.
Engineers have built a nanoscale stethoscope, basically.
How does an impossible material with forbidden symmetries form in the scattered grains of a meteorite? There’s no simple answer.
A gathering of people making the future out of living materials.