At a bladesmithing competition, participants from 26 international universities show off their creations.
Ramin Skibba, Contributor
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.
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.
A team of researchers developed solar cells and batteries that can be weaved into fabrics
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Recent progress could bring consumers closer to quiet, efficient refrigerators and scientists closer to a cheaper way to reach sub-outer space temperatures.
The Golden web spider could help microscope users evade a basic law of physics.
Peter Gwynne, Contributor
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