A pair of micro-scale pliers was made from a liquid crystalline elastomer and fiber optic wire, which can reversibly change shape in response to visible light.
Scientists create a lightweight wood with incorporated magnetic nanoparticles for electromagnetic interference shielding.
Electrospinning is an emerging fabrication technology that holds great promise in advancing skin tissue engineering and in developing an array of novel therapies.
Scientists pave way for nanobots to one day diagnose and treat disease with the first DNA-based motor to run on chemical energy.
Researchers at Dartmouth have developed a miniature robotic bug that has a flexible body, is easily maneuverable, and can be completely flattened without damaging its functionality.
The importance of understanding the experimental process is ubiquitous in research. And while we have a huge range of techniques at our disposal, we should be aware of and properly consider their limitations, so that we may present reliable methods and conclusions to...
Researchers design a porous 3D graphene lubricant composite for harsh conditions and high loads.
Inspired by the water collecting abilities of the cactus, researchers create a biomimetic water collection system through 3D printing.
Researchers at UC San Diego bring lithium metal batteries one step closer to commercialization with their new ultrasound device.
Exploring advances in building 2D and 3D structures through lithography and additive manufacturing.
A team of Australian scientists has discovered diamond can be bent and deformed, creating possibilities for the design and engineering of new nanoscale devices.
A new fabrication technique for aerospace components uses a carbon nanotube film to produce large composites without the need for large ovens or autoclaves.