A new self-healing, water-repellent, spray-on coating is hundreds of times more durable than its counterparts.
17 April 2017
Injecting charge carriers can promote a chemical reaction that converts a polymer precursor into a graphene nanoribbon.
14 April 2017
A group of Canadian researchers have investigated the optimal design for lightweight armour, using 3D printing and mechanical testing.
13 April 2017Laurie Winkless
A new self-assembly technique using block copolymers can produce some of the narrowest wires yet for use on computer chips.
7 April 2017
Subtle adjustments in the manufacture of a polymer-based carbon sorbent can optimize either carbon capture or methane flow.
6 April 2017
Cutting edge research at the interface between physics and materials science.
4 April 2017
Wide-reaching analysis finds more women in research but physical sciences are lagging behind.
3 April 2017Cordelia Sealy
Nanoparticles can be arranged into defined patterns in ultrathin polymer films using entropy rather than chemistry.
3 April 2017
Waterproof breathable textiles market set for massive growth.
30 March 2017David Bradley
Korean researchers have developed an implantable supercapacitor that could be used to power future medical devices.
30 March 2017Laurie Winkless
To celebrate the latest CiteScoreTracker value of 5.57, the Editor-in-Chief highlights three key articles.
29 March 2017Stewart Bland
Additive allows immiscible polymers to be bonded in recycling scheme.
29 March 2017David Bradley
Water-based, biocompatible ink formulations of two-dimensional materials including graphene, MoS2, WS2, and hexagonal boron nitride.
24 March 2017Cordelia Sealy
Nanostructured scaffold material impregnated with immunosuppressive drugs encourages nerve regrowth in implanted replacement teeth.
23 March 2017Cordelia Sealy
3D printing with cellulose made easier and cheaper.
22 March 2017Laurie Donaldson
Scientists have combined silicon nanosheets with a polymer to produce a composite material that is UV-resistant and easy to process.
17 March 2017
Cellulose could offer a renewable, biodegradable alternative to the polymers currently for 3D printing, thanks to a novel 3D printing process.
15 March 2017