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Inspired by polar bear hairs, scientists have created an elastic, lightweight heat-insulating material made from hollow carbon tubes.

Vehicle armor based on composite metal foam can stop ball and armor-piercing .50 caliber rounds just as well as much heavier steel armor.

Bioengineers have developed injectable hydrogels with bioactive molecules anchored to the chemical crosslinkers that give the gels structure.

The strain created by growing 2D crystals over 3D objects can be used to tailor the crystals' optoelectronic properties.

By incorporating liquid metal droplets into an elastomer, researchers have created a highly stretchable, soft, multi-functional composite.

Scientists have discovered that the elasticity of gels arises from the packing of clusters of particles, dubbed locally glassy clusters, in the gels.

Nanocubes coated with single-stranded DNA chains assemble into an unusual ‘zigzag’ arrangement that has never been observed before.

The gas separation ability of metal-organic frameworks can be greatly improved by using rapid heat treatment to make their lattice structure rigid.

By permanently stressing graphene with a novel laser technique, researchers have been able to provide it with the largest ever band gap.

A nanocomposite that combines polymer nanofibers and boron nitride nanosheets could make a superior dielectric material for flexible electronics.

penguin feathers and polar bear fur hold the key for designing effective thermal insulating materials

hierarchical structure of horse's hoof inspires energy-absorbing, impact-resistant materials

Cardiac patch that can be placed directly onto the heart for treatment of heart disease

Researchers have developed a machine-learning algorithm that can accurately predict the mechanical properties of metal organic frameworks.

researchers have developed an alternative to plastic in the form of a recyclable composite made from graphite and cellulose extracted from wood pulp

Scientists have discovered that applying strain to 2D materials such as doped-graphene could increase their critical superconducting temperature.

A novel foam made primarily from cellulose nanocrystals works better than Styrofoam for insulation.

The four-month accelerator, offering $50,000 in funding, is now accepting applications - apply before 30th May

Scientists have developed a next-generation plastic that can be recycled again and again into new materials of any color, shape or form.

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