Scientists have developed a polymer-coated glass that can change from transparent to opaque when exposed to sunlight and heat.
3D printers with “eyes and a brain” to advance body implants
Machine vision and artificial intelligence can fine tune medical 3D printers to enable custom made tissue implants to suit the individual patient.
New technique breaks the mold for 3D printing medical implants
Researchers have flipped traditional 3D printing to create some of the most intricate biomedical structures yet.
Biodegradable masks could help curb the rise in plastic waste
Moisture-resistant mask filters made from compostable and abundant materials could help curb plastic pollution as a result of the pandemic.
A new resin expands the scope of volumetric printing
A new light-sensitive polymer resin gives researchers more control over 3D-printed objects.
Diamonds created in minutes at room temperature
A new study finds diamonds can actually form at room temperature, under the right pressure.
A fresh look at the heart
The FRESH-technique for 3D printing heart models could be a game changer for budding surgeons.
How sticky gold could “pull off” the next big thing in semiconductor technology
Pressing a layered crystal onto a gold surface is all it takes to pull off a 2D atomic layer, a method that outperforms scotch tape on industrially relevant scales.
Breakthrough in wireless technology with ultrathin solar panels
A new manufacturing technique creates ultrathin solar cells that are so light and flexible that they can rest on the surface of a soap bubble.
Anyone can control injection molding with an AI helper
An AI-based process recommender system for injection molding allows non-experts to set process conditions in real time.