From holey plastics to microscopic ceramics, new possibilities emerge in materials.
Light manmade material can hold more than 100,000 times its own weight.
Preserving paintings is now a matter of chemistry.
Two Massachusetts teams develop slick coatings to keep ketchup, other items from sticking to surfaces.
A tiny new material can detect and repair damage to metal pipes.
Find out how a drop of water can help police track down criminals.
Research shows how salt in the environment can destroy ancient buildings and art.
Researchers make robots by electrifying paper.
Model predicts if drops will spread or splatter.
A decades-old discovery may be crucial to increasing solar panel efficiency.