Developing better protective equipment requires new materials that better disperse energy.
Assembling nanoparticles into macroscale structures could provide new, durable materials for a range of fields and applications.
Researchers report flexible, conductive and waterproof fibers for wearable, underwater electronics.
Engineers create a robotic platform to automate the production of new, functional polymers for advanced materials.
Researchers have found a way to produce advanced functional fabrics while retaining the wearability and durability of everyday fabrics.
DSM introduces bio- and recycled-based alternatives for its entire engineering plastics portfolio.
Researchers develop sustainable source materials for 3D printing. such as single-polymer composites that reinforce themselves and materials derived from waste based plastics.
A team of researchers from the University of Washington have created programmable cellular structures.
Electrospinning is a useful method for preparing non-woven fabrics, and is finding use in creating complex nanostructures.
Hybrid systems of hydrogels and metals with tough bonding may find widespread application in smart materials and device interfaces.
Intrinsic or tightly integrated sensing, actuation, and computation embedded into 3D structures could enable a new generation of truly smart and complex systems, such as robots that have human-like dexterity.
In honor of Advanced Science’s 5th Anniversary, Professor Geoffrey Ozin opens up about his 50 years in materials chemistry, his love of art and communicating science, as well as future research directions.