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Newly discovered spinning mechanism could inspire new materials.

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

A special coating might one day repair ragged clothes with a little pressure, heat and water.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

Material could form the backbone of foldable robots and moldable casts for broken bones.

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

Scientists have invented a coating for the inside of bottles, so you can finally get out every last drop of whatever is inside

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

A solitary walker, Lord Voldemort, an erupting volcano and more are conjured from close-up pictures of materials.

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

A team of researchers developed solar cells and batteries that can be weaved into fabrics

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Artistic interpretation of a magnet cooling a cocktail

Recent progress could bring consumers closer to quiet, efficient refrigerators and scientists closer to a cheaper way to reach sub-outer space temperatures.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The Golden web spider could help microscope users evade a basic law of physics.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Charges follow pathways the shape of fractals.

Andrew Silver, Contributor

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