Materials Science News

New carbon material, labelled Paracrystalline diamond, has been created

Bayreuth University researchers successfully created a carbon material with a unique structure, developed under an ultrahigh-pressure technique. Researchers at the University of Bayreuth have collaborated...

Driving global graphene innovation

Terrance Barkan, Executive Director of The Graphene Council, explains the great potential for graphene application and the need for investment to facilitate future innovation...

Developing high-performance MXene electrodes for future battery

Scientists at City University have analysed electrochemical Nb2CTx MXene electrodes as a possible next generation battery material. The two-dimensional MXene has been a rising star...

Physicists discover novel quantum effect in bilayer graphene

Extraordinary phenomenon labelled the quantum anomalous Hall effect has been discovered in bilayer graphene. Researchers at The University of Texas in Dallas, along with collaborators...

Bringing revolutionary products to life with nanomaterials engineering

From concept to formulation, manufacturing to application, Graphene Composites offers global brands breakthrough technology to solve key technical challenges through nanomaterials engineering.

Revolutionising the electronics industry with nanomaterials

The Graphene Flagship’s Sanna Arpiainen explains how nanomaterials will unveil a new generation of electronics, promising new functionalities and applications.

Low cost, industrial scale, high-quality CVD graphene production

A ‘wonder material’ trapped in the lab for almost two decades, graphene’s potential has finally been unlocked with the production of cost effective, high-quality CVD graphene.

Developing synthetic materials for energy-saving applications

A scientist working at the University of Texas at Arlington is developing novel synthetic materials that can enhance inorganic metal oxides for utilisation in a range of energy-saving applications.

Unique quantum effect found in naturally occurring graphene

An international team led by scientists at the University of Göttingen has discovered a novel quantum effect taking place in natural occurring graphene.

Groundbreaking technique for sustainable extraction and separation of rare earth elements

Researchers at Penn State have developed a new technique for the environmentally friendly extraction and separation of rare earth elements.

Kagome lattice superconductor reveals cascade of quantum electron states

Researchers at Boston College have found an intricate landscape of electronic states that are capable of cohabiting on a kagome lattice, reminiscent of those in high-temperature superconductors.

Using laser-induced graphene to enhance flexible electronics

Researchers at Penn State have experimented with laser-induced graphene designs to develop advanced flexible electronics for wearable health devices.

Groundbreaking discovery of novel metal where electrons flow with fluid-like dynamics

A group of scientists from Boston College have developed a novel metallic specimen whereby the motion of electrons flows in the same way water flows in a pipe, thereby changing from particle-like to fluid-like dynamics.

Groundbreaking brain-inspired memory device for semiconductor design

Researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed a novel brain-inspired device that could facilitate the transformation of semiconductor design.

Scientists develop a unique stretchable battery powered by sweat

Researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have created an innovative soft and stretchable battery powered by human sweat.

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.


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.

Material science is at the root of most of the research undertaken today.

Here you can find all the latest research and discovery in the field of material sciences.