Material Sciences News

Commercialised innovation: technology transfer through spin-off creation

The Institute for Materials and Wood Technology at Bern University of Applied Sciences is now supporting commercialised innovation. Here, Professor Dr Frédéric Pichelin outlines...

Nanoporous carbons can improve energy storage devices

Researchers have discovered that optimised nanoporous carbons can improve the performance of energy storage and conversion devices. A research team from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB)...

How hybrid nanocapsules can reduce carbon emissions

The 9,000th publication to come from the Diamond Light Source, the UK’s national synchrotron, has been published, describing how hybrid nanocapsules from renewable materials...

Developing new energy harvesting electromagnetic composite materials

Fumio Narita and Hiroki Kurita from Tohoku University, Japan, speaks to The Innovation Platform about developing new energy harvesting electromagnetic composite materials. Internet of Things...

Why innovation in biomaterials is key to the success of bioprinting

Dr Markus Rimann, head of Tissue Engineering for Drug Development (TEDD) at the University of Zurich, speaks to The Innovation Platform about the symbiotic...

New project to create new quantum materials with extraordinary properties

As part of a recently launched collaborative research project, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) aims to create new quantum materials by exploiting the strong...

Increasing energy densities in high-capacity lithium batteries

A team of researchers from Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) has developed a processing technology for amplifying energy densities of high-capacity lithium...

Spider silk-based biomaterials: fostering innovation in countless industries

The development of the large-scale biotechnological production of spider silk proteins in the last two decades has enabled new...

Bringing graphene to the European market with Graphene Flagship

Kari Hjelt, Head of Innovation of the Graphene Flagship explains how graphene holds the potential to shift entire industries and spur on a new...

Researchers successfully create sodium-ion batteries

A team of scientists from Washington State University (WSU) and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have successfully created a sodium-ion battery. The newly developed sodium-ion...

$20m to develop new technologies for manufacturing industries

A new $20m project, led by Louisiana State University (LSU), aims to introduce new technologies and materials for a range of manufacturing industries using...

Scientists create gas-filtering membranes using machine learning

Using machine learning and synthetic chemistry, a team of scientists have successfully created new gas-filtering membranes. Developed by scientists at the University of South Carolina...

Material Sciences

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.