Materials Science News

Enhancing food preservation with mango-based bioplastic

Researchers have created a bioplastic comprised of nanofibrillated cellulose and mango leaf in an effort to improve food preservation.

Self-healing materials to be tested on the International Space Station

Innovative self-healing materials have been developed for testing on the International Space Station by researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Removing micropollutants from the environment with chemistry discovery

Scientists have identified a method for removing harmful micropollutants from the environment by employing a novel chemistry approach.

Attaining first images of electronic switches in a quantum device

Researchers have captured images of electronic switches functioning in a quantum device for the first time, potentially advancing computing.

Learning from biology to improve water splitting catalysts

Dr Anna Schenk from the University of Bayreuth discusses the use of biogenic minerals as biomaterials and applications such as water splitting catalysts and fuel cells.

Manufacturing soft robots with an innovative automated process

Commercial-scale production of customised soft robots may be attainable in the near future due to a novel automated approach.

Optimising metallic films for the electronics industry 

Researchers’ novel findings indicate unprecedented promise for enhancing metallic films for use in the electronics industry. 

Deadly arsenic discovered to be instrumental in creating gold deposits

Geochemists have unearthed why discovering gold deposits is so elusive, providing new insights into the formation of the precious metal.

The lab system that utilises blades of grass to bioengineer meat

UK Scientists have devised a groundbreaking lab system that can bioengineer meat by employing blades of grass to create tissue.

Utilising textiles for more efficient wastewater treatment

A researcher at the University of Borås has developed a purification technique that uses textiles for more efficient wastewater treatment.

VTT PlasticsCompass: a comprehensive guide to developing sustainable plastics

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland introduces its PlasticsCompass, an end-to-end method to develop sustainable plastics, from materials selection to production. The headlines are filled...

Groundbreaking technology heightens organic solar cells’ performance

Researchers working at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) have developed a novel technology that can enhance the efficiency of organic solar cells.

Materials Science

The interdisciplinary field of material science allows researchers to discover new materials of varying dimensions. These materials are typically solids, however, this is not always the case.

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