Carbon-Nanotube Yarn Twists and Stretches To Produce High Yields of Electricity
The new material, called ‘twistron,’ is already under patent.
Cardboard Artist Crafts Sci-Fi Sculptures Out of Packing Material
Monami Ohno makes insanely intricate sculptures using only scissors, razor blades, pencils, and adhesive.
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Hong Kong Has Nearly Run Out of Space for Its Garbage
What happens then?
This Curved Glass Touchscreen Is a Plasma Globe for the Digital Age
Lucy Hardcastle reawakens "material consciousness" with an all-in-one multi-sensory experience, technological breakthrough, and artwork.
Garbage Sculptured in the Shape of Endangered Species
Quasi-robot animals meet found art in these realistic polymer sculptures.
This Felt Artist Turns Fabric into Organic, Alien Creations
Marjolein Dallinga's curious creatures aren't coral or caterpillars, they're felt sculptures.
One of the World’s Strongest Materials Looks Like a Chunk of Coral
It's made of 3D printed graphene, the ultra-strong and lightweight carbon nanomaterial. And it could be great for building stuff in space.
The Science Behind Not Wiping Out on Ice This Winter
A team of researchers is finding out how to make a better boot.
Nanogenerator Harvests Swipes To Power LCD Screens
Engineers find an alternate route toward self-powered devices with foldable material.
In This Show, the Paintings Are on the Palettes
A group show brings together the first and final stages of painting on one common surface.
A Roll of Duct Tape and Little Else Is Required for These Sticky Still Lifes
Ukrainian artist Mark Khaisman creates images of everyday life from duct tape.
Feeding Graphene to Silkworms Yields Supersilk
Nature delivers on the materials science.