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A novel metamaterial film can cool objects by reflecting incoming solar energy while also allowing the surface to shed its own heat.

Hair of blue tarantulas shows how to produce structurally colored materials.

Live webinar - March 7th, 9 - 10 AM GMT – The nuts & bolts of Peer Review: a discussion by Biomaterials Editors Professors Pandit and Yu.

By utilizing a novel nanoparticle-based design to tune surface plasmon resonance, engineers have created a thin, flexible, light-absorbing material.

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.

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

A novel optical characterization method has revealed that in 2D crystals there is a strong interaction between crystal quality and valley polarization.

Researchers have developed a technique in which nanoscale perovskite particles self-assemble to produce more efficient, stable and durable LEDs.

A new one-dimensional, core-shell-type crystalline wire made from organic-inorganic hybrid materials can emit light efficiently.

Submissions for the 8th annual Reaxys PhD Prize are now open.

Researchers have been able to create a high-pressure form of germanium, known as ST12, in a large enough sample size to confirm its characteristics.

Christopher Hutchinson and Tadashi Furuhara join the Acta Journals.

Enjoy free access to the anniversary special issue of Current Opinion in Solid State & Materials Science.

By optimizing the antireflection properties, scientists have fabricated a flexible transparent conductor from an ultrathin metal film.

Graphene forms the basis for a new imaging platform that can map the electrical fields generated by networks of heart and nerve cells.

Using plasmonic silver nanocubes, researchers have developed a novel technique for printing and imaging across a range of colors.

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