Easily produced conductive silk could be on the way.October 10, 2016
Immense, mile-high city-pyramids with millions of inhabitants. Solar power stations on the Moon to feed an energy-hungry world. Cities under the sea, and cities atop the sea, drifting in the currents and altering the political landscape of the world. These are just a few of the ambitious future dreams of Japan’s Shimizu Corporation.
It has begun.September 6, 2016
Aerogel, life-support systems, better rockets...and it's all free.May 11, 2016
The limitations of current gene editing tech may be overcome.April 11, 2016
Welcome to the dawning of the age of printable nanomaterials.March 24, 2016
Scientists have made a film from carbon nanotubes that has properties stronger and stretchier than that of kevlar or carbon fiber.February 8, 2016
Priced at £100m per gram, the most expensive material on Earth is made up of "endohedral fullerenes," a cage of carbon atoms containing nitrogen atoms. It could help us make atomic clocks and accurate autonomous cars.December 12, 2015