Cilia-inspired smart surfaces that sweep micro/nanometer-scale substances in a desired direction could inspire future drug-delivery systems and medical technologies.
Researchers from Switzerland, Germany, UK and USA explore the local structure responsible for the vibrant white color of Cyphochilus beetles.
Researchers from Nanjing University use Shiitake mushrooms for solar steam generation.
Researchers from Nanyang Technological University demonstrate 3D-printed, surface-modified electrodes for effective water splitting.
Researchers develop a vapor-coating technique to produce wearable electronic devices from conducting-polymer-coated off-the-shelf, plain-woven fabrics.
Knitted soft morphing flowers—lilies, daffodils, gamopetalous and calla flowers—are fabricated using thermally responsive smart fibres.
Thousands of conductive circuit arrays are self-assembled in just one minute by utilizing the coffee ring effect.
Researchers from Singapore, China and USA have recently reported in Advanced Materials the first example of a TENG-based self-powered iDDS, and demonstrate...
Metal-organic porous gels are novel materials for cleaning up oil spills.
A bright future ahead for bioimaging and optoelectronics, as researchers demonstrate enhanced stability of perovskite nanocrystals by incorporation into polymer matrix microhemispheres.