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Researchers have discovered a ceramic material that contracts on heating by more than twice the previous record-holding material.

A new 3D printing method can produce materials with independently tunable macro-and microscale porosity using a ceramic foam ink.

Researchers have built and trained machine learning algorithms that can accurately predict defect behavior in intermetallic compounds.

Scientists have determined the mechanical properties of a sulfide-based solid electrolyte by poking it with a sharp probe.

Inspired by natural adhesive materials, scientists have developed a synthetic version that can be controlled remotely using UV light.

By coating a normal fabric with an electroactive material, researchers have produced ‘textile muscles’ that could be incorporated into clothes.

Conductive CNT-composites could be produced using standard commercial 3D printers, according to Italian researchers

A new metamaterial can be easily manipulated to alter the stiffness of its surface by orders of magnitude, from rubber to steel.

Scientists have developed a simple and innovative technique for drawing or imprinting complex, nanometric patterns on hollow polymer fibers.

New synthesis mechanism transforms bulk metal alloys directly into nanowires.

Scientists have developed a simple, inexpensive technique for producing oxide nanowires directly from bulk powders at ambient conditions.

Polymer combined with carbon nanotubes matches the flexibility and conductivity of cardiac tissue.

A general framework for designing reconfigurable metamaterials can be applied to everything from meter-scale architectures to nano-scale systems.

Simple strategy for creating solutions of two-dimensional nanomaterials could make large-scale production of future devices easier and cheaper.

Biomimicry of the beetle helps material design.

Stretched fibers of bacterial cellulose could strengthen a new generation of ‘green’ nanocomposites.

Terahertz scanner based on a carbon nanotube film is flexible, portable, and wearable.

hydrogen bonding enables the fabrication of stretchable, self-healing semiconducting polymer transistors paving the way for wearable electronics

Porous 3D form of graphene produced using heat and pressure

Scientists have used a new approach to investigate the formation of defects in materials at the atomic scale and in near-real time.

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