17 January 2017Tobias Wesselius
Scientists have produced the most tightly knotted physical structure ever known, which could lead to a new generation of advanced materials.
17 January 2017
Scientists have woven a 'smart' fabric that mimics the sophisticated and complex properties of the bone tissue periosteum.
16 January 2017
Compressing and fusing flakes of graphene can produce a porous, lightweight 3D material with a strength 10 times that of steel.
12 January 2017
Defects in cement that catch layers of the material as they move past each other can produce concrete that is tougher and stronger.
11 January 2017
Submissions for the 8th annual Reaxys PhD Prize are now open.
10 January 2017
Enjoy free access to the anniversary special issue of Current Opinion in Solid State & Materials Science.
5 January 2017
Novel fuel cell catalysts comprising atomically-ordered platinum-lead 'nanoplates' display high catalytic activity, stability and durability.
3 January 2017
A new perspective article reviews the state-of-the-art of autonomous polymers and lays out future directions for the field.
29 December 2016
Scientists have chemically-modified sawdust to make it oil-attracting and buoyant, and thus ideal for cleaning up oil spills in the Arctic.
27 December 2016
Scientists have developed a novel way to synthesize nano-sized Lonsdaleite, hexagonal diamonds that are much harder than regular diamonds.
27 December 2016
novel hemostatic treatment based on a shape memory polymer (SMP) foam combined with an antibacterial hydrogel suitable for deep wounds
22 December 2016Cordelia Sealy
Water stays "stiff" in carbon nanotubes even above its normal boiling temperature.
21 December 2016David Bradley
Synthesizing cement particles in a variety of shapes, including cubes and spheres, can produce concrete that is less porous and more durable.
16 December 2016
New additions to the Materials Today family.
14 December 2016Chun-Sing Lee
First articles, available now.
13 December 2016Stewart Bland
Changing the length of the polymer ‘thread’ between each molecular ‘bead’ can increase the strain and rupture strength of polymer gels.
12 December 2016
Do you qualify for the 2017 Reaxys PhD Prize?
8 December 2016