Materials Science

Researchers find enzymes naturally select their own polymer sequences

As free-flowing enzymes travel amid a sea of polymers, a Northwestern Engineering team has found those enzymes prefer to join certain polymer …

National Academy of Sciences

New innovation in waste water treatment

RESEARCHERS at Shanghai Jiao Tong University have developed new equipment for the application of a waste water treatment technology, the university …

News (China)

New material regenerates dental enamel, researchers say

New mineralized material has been developed than can regenerate hard tissues such as enamel and bone.

University of London

Publisher Correction: Direct imaging of the electron liquid at oxide interfaces

Altmetric: 2<p>More detail<p>Publisher Correction | Published: 30 May 2018<p>Kyung Song,<br>• Sangwoo Ryu,<br>• Hyungwoo Lee,<br>• Tula R. Paudel ORCID: …

Google Scholar

Publisher Correction: Quantum engineering of transistors based on 2D materials heterostructures

Altmetric: 1<p>More detail<p>Publisher Correction | Published: 22 May 2018<p>Giuseppe Iannaccone,<br>• Francesco Bonaccorso,<br>• Luigi Colombo &<br>• Gianluca Fiori<p><i>Nature</i> …

Nanotech

Valves for tiny particles

Newly-developed nanovalves allow the flow of individual nanoparticles in liquids to be controlled in tiny channels. This is of interest for …

Nanotech

Student secures gold in Olympiad

<b>A WARRINGTON student struck gold in a challenge that tested his application of chemistry.</b><p>Matthew Turton, who studies A-Level chemistry, physics and …

Cheshire

Founder, Executive Director: Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics

John Rogers<p>Louis Simpson and Kimberly Querrey Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Neurological Surgery (and by …

Computer Science

​David Barnett wins the 2018 Drucker Medal

David Barnett, professor emeritus of materials science and engineering and of mechanical engineering, was recently named a recipient of the American …

Engineering

Understanding steam burns: Through the pores into the skin

Through the pores into the skin<p>Even if the wound looks superficially harmless, steam burns must be cooled persistently. Researchers have now been …

Skin Care

Ground state of dipolar hard spheres confined in channels

Author(s): Florian Deißenbeck, Hartmut Löwen, and Erdal C. OğuzWe investigate the ground state of a classical two-dimensional system of hard-sphere …

Tel Aviv

Vicky Doan-Nguyen, Edward Trigg

Vicky Vi Thuy Doan-Nguyen and Edward Boynton Trigg were married May 11 at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau. Joey Tai, a staff member of the New York City Clerk’s Office, officiated. Later this month, the couple will have a self-uniting ceremony at Ghost Ranch, an education and retreat center in …

Ohio State University

Kent State University receives $1 million gift from former University of Akron administrator

KENT, Ohio - Kent State University has received a $1 million gift from alumnus George Newkome, a former University of Akron administrator.<p>Newkome and …

Kent State

Former University of Akron VP pledges $1 million to Kent State

A longtime University of Akron administrator and faculty member is donating $1 million to Kent State University — an institution where he earned two …

Cleveland

Chemists 'crystallize' new approach to materials science

A team of chemists at the University of California San Diego conducted breakthrough research for materials science—a field for which chemistry …

Nanotech

Mining for gold with a computer

Texas A&M team gleans new insights on key material<p>Engineers from Texas A&M University and Virginia Tech report important new insights into nanoporous …

Nanotech

DowDuPont Erases Early Losses as Earnings, Revenue Top Estimates

DowDuPont Inc. (DWDP) erased premarket losses Thursday, May 3, after the chemical producer beat earnings and revenue expectations as robust business …

Investing

DowDuPont edges Q1 expectations despite big drop in agriculture sales

DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) +0.6% premarket after Q1 earnings topped analyst estimates, as sales growth in the materials science and specialty products …

Materials Science

Hunting for Hotspots

Pressure ulcers, often known as bedsores, are a big problem for people who are bed-bound for long periods of time. Continual pressure can cause …

Photos

Statistical designs accelerate the optimization of layered 2-D crystals

It has been estimated that there are more than 10^100 possible materials that can be synthesised, grown, and optimised. Materials design can be a …

Nanotech

Science and Art

Focus |<p>Focus home<br>• News and Comments<p>In this Focus issue, researchers from Sorbonne Université in Paris and the British Museum in London discuss the …

Art

Hydrogen as a pedalling aid

An e-bike fueled with hydrogen instead of electricity? No, this is not a utopia, but reality: industrial gas specialist Linde has developed a …

Fuel Cell

New capabilities at NSLS-II set to advance materials science

By channeling the intensity of x-rays, synchrotron light sources can reveal the atomic structures of countless materials. Researchers from around the …

Nanotech

Peptide-based biogenic dental product may cure cavities

Researchers at the University of Washington have designed a convenient and natural product that uses proteins to rebuild tooth enamel and treat …

Dental Care

Nanomaterials expert Ganpati Ramanath named Fellow of Materials Research Society

Fellowship program recognizes members who are notable for their outstanding contributions to the advancement of materials research …

Nanotech

'Everything-repellent' coating could kidproof phones, homes

In an advance that could grime-proof phone screens, countertops, camera lenses and countless other everyday items, a materials science researcher has …

University of Michigan

New sodium-ion electrolyte may find use in solid-state batteries

A newly discovered structure of a sodium-based material allows the materials to be used as an electrolyte in solid-state batteries, according to …

Penn State

The Dow's 3 Biggest Losers in the First Quarter

The first quarter wasn't pretty for the <b>Dow Jones Industrials</b> (DJINDICES: ^DJI). The average posted a loss for the first time in nine quarters, losing …

Investing

Ultrafast laser beam offers less complex steer for autonomous cars

<b>Researchers have developed a laser light sensing technology claimed to be more robust and less expensive than existing technology, an advance that</b> …

Engineering

This treatment could eliminate the need for fillings - and you'd be able to do it at home

A new product uses proteins to rebuild tooth enamel and treat dental cavities.<p>“Remineralization guided by peptides is a healthy alternative to …

World Economic Forum