Slashdot Items Tagged "materials"

Date / Time Story
Monday November 30, 2015 @01:34AM Diamond Nanothreads Could Support Space Elevator
Sunday November 29, 2015 @10:58AM Canadian, UK Law Professors Condemn Space Mining Provisions of Commercial Space Act
Sunday November 29, 2015 @09:41AM New Type of 'Flow Battery' Can Store 10 Times the Energy of the Next Best Device
Friday November 27, 2015 @06:29PM Scientists Turn Gold Into Foam That's Nearly As Light As Air
Thursday November 26, 2015 @12:49PM Japanese Company Makes Low-Calorie Noodles Out of Wood
Thursday November 26, 2015 @10:51AM Scientists Produce Graphene 100 Times Cheaper Than Ever Before
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @09:48AM ISIS's Hunt For a Bogus Superweapon
Sunday November 15, 2015 @10:22PM Chinese Researchers Reveal Active Stealthy Material
Saturday November 14, 2015 @11:53PM Huawei Battery Upgrade Means Dramatically Faster Charging For Mobile Devices
Friday November 13, 2015 @06:20PM Lunar Scientist Proposes Dozens of Impact Probes To Map Moon's Water
Friday November 13, 2015 @10:45AM Quantum Dots Made From Fool's Gold Boost Battery Performance
Friday November 06, 2015 @06:29PM 3D Printed Objects Found Toxic To Fish Embryos
Thursday November 05, 2015 @08:21AM That "Unbreakable" Glass That's "As Strong As Steel" Isn't Either
Thursday November 05, 2015 @08:12AM NASA's Cassini Discovers Hydrocarbon Dunes On Titan
Saturday October 31, 2015 @02:15PM Cambridge Researchers Present Lithium-Air Battery Breakthrough
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @07:41AM 3D Printing Soft Body Parts: a Hard Problem That Just Got Easier
Monday October 26, 2015 @09:18AM Engineers Create the Blackest Material Yet
Friday October 23, 2015 @04:45PM Hands-On With the Fairphone 2 Modular Android Smartphone
Monday October 19, 2015 @03:19PM Study Questions Scientific Dating Method Used For Lunar Impacts
Sunday October 18, 2015 @09:35PM New Plastic For Old Amigas and Commodores
Thursday October 15, 2015 @02:54PM The Life-Saving Gifts of the World's Most Venomous Animal
Thursday October 15, 2015 @09:33AM Orange County Developer To Install Tesla Batteries In Two Dozen Buildings
Thursday October 15, 2015 @09:33AM A Fresh Take On Fake Meat
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @12:21PM Cold Fusion Rears Ugly Head With Claims of Deuterium-Powered Homes
Monday October 05, 2015 @04:55AM An Ice House Design Concept For Mars Bets Long On Liquid Water
Thursday October 01, 2015 @07:45AM Advance In Super/Ultra Capacitor Tech: High Voltage and High Capacity
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @07:31AM NASA's Resource Prospector Mission Could Land On the Moon In 2020
Sunday September 20, 2015 @01:29AM Invisibility Cloaking Takes a Big Stride At a Small Scale
Thursday September 10, 2015 @08:40AM How To Build With Delrin and a Laser Cutter
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:11AM Easy-To-Clean Membrane Separates Oil From Water
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @11:24AM Carbon Dating Shows Koran May Predate Muhammad
Thursday August 27, 2015 @07:24AM MIT Develops Inkjet-Style 3D Printer That Uses 10 Different Materials At Once
Saturday August 22, 2015 @11:25AM John S. Lewis On the Space Commodities Market
Friday August 21, 2015 @05:01PM MIT 3D Prints With Glass
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:26AM MIT and Samsung Researching Solid-State Batteries
Thursday August 13, 2015 @12:29PM Printing Flexible Lithium-Ion Batteries
Thursday August 06, 2015 @02:22AM MIT "Yolk and Shell" Nanoparticle Promises Longer-Lived Rechargeable Batteries
Monday July 20, 2015 @09:00PM Plastic Roads Sound Like a Crazy Idea, Maybe Aren't
Friday July 10, 2015 @03:06PM Black Phosphorus Could Spur the Next Wave of Tiny Transistors
Thursday July 09, 2015 @07:37AM Robot Performs Prostate Surgery Inside an MRI
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @09:04AM The IT Containers That Went To War
Friday July 03, 2015 @05:26PM Turing Near Ready To Ship World's First Liquid Metal Android Smartphone
Sunday June 28, 2015 @06:06PM Ask Slashdot: For What Are You Using 3-D Printing?
Sunday June 28, 2015 @04:44PM Samsung Nanotech Breakthrough Nearly Doubles Li-Ion Battery Capacity
Friday June 26, 2015 @07:43AM New Manufacturing Technique Halves Cost of Lithium-Ion Batteries
Sunday June 21, 2015 @09:08PM 3D Printing Might Save the Rhinoceros
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @09:49AM Metamaterial Forms Near-Perfect Mirror
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:51AM An Origami Inspired Bacteria-Powered Battery
Friday June 05, 2015 @06:02PM Fabs Now Manufacturing Carbon Nanotube Memory, Which Could Replace NAND and DRAM
Thursday June 04, 2015 @01:34PM Spider Silk Finally Ready For Commercialization
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @08:37AM MIT Physicists Build World's First Fermion Microscope
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @08:35AM Fuel Free Spacecrafts Using Graphene
Monday June 01, 2015 @06:46AM New Alloy Bounces Back Into Shape 10 Million Times And Counting
Saturday May 30, 2015 @01:09AM Untethered Miniature Origami Robot That Self-Folds, Walks, Swims, and Degrades
Thursday May 28, 2015 @12:04PM New Class of "Non-Joulian" Magnets Change Volume In Magnetic Field
Friday May 22, 2015 @06:55PM California Votes To Ban Microbeads
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @10:56AM Genetically Engineered Yeast Makes It Possible To Brew Morphine
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @11:46AM New Magnesium-Alloy Foam From NYU's Nikhil Gupta Floats On Water
Thursday April 30, 2015 @09:02AM Breakthough Makes Transparent Aluminum Affordable
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @08:33AM Feds Say It's Time To Cut Back On Fluoride In Drinking Water
Monday April 27, 2015 @11:35AM Liquid Mercury Found Under Mexican Pyramid
Monday April 27, 2015 @09:07AM Audi Creates "Fuel of the Future" Using Just Carbon Dioxide and Water
Sunday April 19, 2015 @04:24PM Oklahoma Says It Will Now Use Nitrogen Gas As Its Backup Method of Execution
Saturday April 18, 2015 @10:11AM Breakthrough In Artificial Photosynthesis Captures CO2 In Acetate
Friday April 17, 2015 @09:04PM Incorrectly Built SLS Welding Machine To Be Rebuilt
Friday April 03, 2015 @07:38PM New Yarn Conducts Electricity
Friday April 03, 2015 @04:26PM The Dystopian Lake Filled By the World's Tech Sludge
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @07:13AM Citizen Scientists Develop Eye Drops That Provide Night Vision
Friday March 27, 2015 @06:46PM Scientists Create Permanently Slick Surface So Ketchup Won't Stay In Bottle
Friday March 27, 2015 @06:02PM Behind the Scenes At a Quantum Dot Factory
Thursday March 19, 2015 @12:29PM Some Biodegradable Plastics Don't Live Up To Their Claims
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @07:41AM New Molecular 3D Printer Can Create Billions of Compounds
Monday March 09, 2015 @12:31PM PrintDisplay: DIY Displays and Touchscreens Anyone Can Print
Saturday February 21, 2015 @03:04AM Crystal Pattern Matching Recovers Obliterated Serial Numbers From Metal
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:01AM Storing Data In Synthetic Fossils
Thursday February 12, 2015 @02:46PM Polymers Brighten Hopes For Visible Light Communication
Monday February 09, 2015 @03:05AM Underwater Vehicle Uses a Balloon To Dart Like an Octopus
Thursday February 05, 2015 @10:06AM Novel Fluorinated Compounds Discovered In Firefighters' Blood
Thursday February 05, 2015 @08:25AM We May Have Jupiter To Thank For the Nitrogen In Earth's Atmosphere
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @08:45AM Graphene Based Display Paves Way For Semi-Transparent Electronic Devices
Monday February 02, 2015 @01:50PM The "Cool Brick" Can Cool Off an Entire Room Using Nothing But Water
Saturday January 31, 2015 @06:28PM Engineers Develop 'Ultrarope' For World's Highest Elevator
Friday January 30, 2015 @05:48PM Scientists Float Soap Bubbles As a More Effective Drug Delivery Method
Thursday January 29, 2015 @06:55PM VP Anthony Moschella Shows Off Makerbot's Latest Printers and Materials (Video)
Monday January 26, 2015 @03:49PM Scientists Determine New Way To Untangle Proteins By Unboiling an Egg
Sunday January 25, 2015 @09:37AM Americans Support Mandatory Labeling of Food That Contains DNA
Friday January 23, 2015 @06:22PM At Oxford, a Battery That's Lasted 175 Years -- So Far
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:01AM Scientists Discover Compound In Baby Diapers Can Enlarge Brain Cells
Sunday January 11, 2015 @01:20PM Nuclear Waste Accident Costs Los Alamos Contractor $57 Million
Sunday January 11, 2015 @01:16PM Hands On With MakerBot's 3D-Printed Wood
Sunday January 11, 2015 @12:48PM The Mystery of Glenn Seaborg's Missing Plutonium: Solved
Saturday December 27, 2014 @12:34AM First Airbus A350 XWB Delivered, Will Start Service in January
Thursday December 18, 2014 @01:07AM NASA Tests Feasibility of 3D Printing on the Moon and Other Planets
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @08:26AM Graphene: Fast, Strong, Cheap, and Impossible To Use
Saturday December 13, 2014 @03:15PM No More Foamy Beer, Thanks To Magnets
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @01:07PM High Temperature Superconductivity Record Smashed By Sulfur Hydride
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @10:41AM Material Possiblities: A Flying Drone Built From Fungus
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @12:16PM Scientists Have Finally Sampled the Most Abundant Material On Earth
Sunday November 30, 2014 @07:39PM Graphene May Top Kevlar As a Bullet-Stopping Material
Thursday November 27, 2014 @02:28PM Behind Apple's Sapphire Screen Debacle
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @11:20AM Nuclear Weapons Create Their Own Security Codes With Radiation
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @09:14AM Corning Reveals Gorilla Glass 4, Promises No More Broken IPhones
Sunday November 16, 2014 @09:49PM Scientists Discover Diamond Nanothreads
Monday November 03, 2014 @02:30PM Interviews: Ask CMI Director Alex King About Rare Earth Mineral Supplies
Sunday November 02, 2014 @01:09PM Buying Goods To Make Nuclear Weapons On eBay, Alibaba, and Other Platforms
Friday October 31, 2014 @05:19PM LG's 0.7mm Smartphone Bezel Is World's Narrowest
Sunday October 12, 2014 @06:02PM Independent Researchers Test Rossi's Alleged Cold Fusion Device For 32 Days
Friday October 10, 2014 @05:31PM Antiperspirants Could Contribute to Particulate Pollution
Saturday October 04, 2014 @06:42AM Solar Could Lead In Power Production By 2050
Thursday October 02, 2014 @04:33PM MIT Study Outlines a 'Perfect' Solar Cell
Friday September 26, 2014 @08:44PM New Graphene Research Promises Reliable Chip-Level Production
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @08:17AM Sapphire Glass Didn't Pass iPhone Drop Test According to Reports
Thursday September 11, 2014 @03:11PM Universal Big Bang Lithium Deficit Confirmed
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @07:08AM $10 Bet Brings Researchers Closer to Industrial Scale Graphene Production
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @07:01AM How China's E-Waste Capital Is Trying To Clean Itself Up
Sunday September 07, 2014 @11:13AM Surprise! More Than Twice As Much Mercury In Environment As Thought
Friday August 22, 2014 @03:53PM Metamaterial Superconductor Hints At New Era of High Temperature Superconductors
Friday August 22, 2014 @03:52PM How Argonne National Lab Will Make Electric Cars Cheaper
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @10:37AM Injecting Liquid Metal Into Blood Vessels Could Help Kill Tumors
Friday August 08, 2014 @09:32PM New Process Promises Ammonia From Air, Water, and Sunlight
Thursday July 31, 2014 @10:12AM NASA's JPL Develops Multi-Metal 3D Printing Process
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @06:11PM Quiet Cooling With a Copper Foam Heatsink
Saturday July 26, 2014 @10:59PM Scientists Have Developed a Material So Dark That You Can't See It
Saturday July 26, 2014 @06:54PM Two South African Cancer Patients Receive 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implants
Saturday July 26, 2014 @08:46AM Chemists Build First "Buckyball" Made of Boron
Friday July 25, 2014 @09:08PM Researchers Print Electronic Memory On Paper
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @10:08AM MIT Combines Carbon Foam and Graphite Flakes For Efficient Solar Steam Generati
Saturday July 12, 2014 @02:03AM Sand-Based Anode Triples Lithium-Ion Battery Performance
Thursday July 10, 2014 @08:00AM Mathematicians Solve the Topological Mystery Behind the "Brazuca" Soccer Ball
Friday July 04, 2014 @06:09PM Polymer-Based Graphene Substitute Is Easy To Mass-Produce
Thursday July 03, 2014 @03:03PM Hierarchical Membrane For Cleaning Up Oil Spills
Thursday July 03, 2014 @08:27AM Solar-Powered Electrochemical Cell Used To Produce Formic Acid From CO2
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:13PM 3D-Printed Material Can Carry 160,000 Times Its Own Weight
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:06PM Microscopic View of How Leaves Repel Water
Thursday June 12, 2014 @07:36AM Human Blood Substitute Could Help Meet Donor Blood Shortfall
Thursday June 12, 2014 @07:35AM Gecko Feet Inspire Hand-Held Spider-Man Paddles
Thursday June 12, 2014 @07:19AM Biodegradable Fibers As Strong As Steel Made From Wood Cellulose
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @11:05AM Moon Swirls May Inspire Revolution In the Science of Deflector Shields
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @10:15AM Fuel Cells From Nanomaterials Made From Human Urine
Thursday June 05, 2014 @01:08PM Nanoparticles Used To Create Thermal 'Barcodes'
Thursday June 05, 2014 @01:11AM Group Demonstrates 3,000 Km Electric Car Battery
Sunday June 01, 2014 @03:27PM MIT Researcher Works Toward Robots That Assemble Themselves In an Oven
Saturday May 31, 2014 @08:08AM Solar Roadways Project Beats $1M Goal, Should Enter Production
Monday May 26, 2014 @04:57PM Organic Cat Litter May Have Caused Nuclear Waste Accident
Sunday May 25, 2014 @04:21PM Is Bamboo the Next Carbon Fibre?
Sunday May 25, 2014 @10:58AM Has the Ethanol Threat Manifested In the US?
Friday May 23, 2014 @03:56PM Russian Meteor: Chelyabinsk Asteroid Had Violent Past
Friday May 23, 2014 @03:49PM New Semiconductor Could Improve Vehicle Fuel Economy By 10 Percent
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:14AM New Battery Tech From Japan Could Supercharge EVs
Monday May 12, 2014 @05:59PM Scientists Discover Nickel-Eating Plant Species
Monday May 12, 2014 @03:34PM Is Carbon Fiber Going Mainstream?
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @07:37AM Nissan Develops a Self-Cleaning Car
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @07:23AM The Science Behind Powdered Alcohol
Thursday April 10, 2014 @08:05AM Navy Creates Fuel From Seawater
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @09:33AM Samsung Claims Breakthrough In Graphene Chip Design
Sunday April 06, 2014 @07:45PM 3D-Printed UAV Can Go From Atoms to Airborne in 24 Hours
Thursday April 03, 2014 @12:21PM How a 'Seismic Cloak' Could Slow Down an Earthquake
Sunday March 23, 2014 @10:34PM Titanium-Headed Golf Clubs Create Brush Fire Hazard In California
Sunday March 23, 2014 @06:16PM MIT Researcher Enlists Bacteria To Assemble Nanotech Materials
Sunday March 23, 2014 @02:17AM Functional 3D-Printed Tape Measure
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @09:13AM Solar-Powered Toilet Torches Waste For Public Health
Friday February 28, 2014 @09:25PM 3D Maps Reveal a Lead-Laced Ocean
Sunday February 23, 2014 @05:36PM Study Shows Agent Orange Still Taints Aging C-123s
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @09:38AM NASA Now Accepting Applications From Companies That Want To Mine the Moon
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @08:25AM Scientists Solve Mystery of World-Traveling Plant
Sunday February 09, 2014 @05:43PM A Corporate War Against a Scientist, and How He Fought Back
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @09:30AM Argonne Lab Grows Chia Pet Style Hairy Electronic Fibers
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @05:04PM Device Mines Precious Phosphorus From Sewage
Friday January 17, 2014 @06:17PM National Lab Working To Mix Metals and Polymers For 3D Printing
Friday January 17, 2014 @06:16PM Controversial Execution In Ohio Uses New Lethal Drug Combination
Thursday January 16, 2014 @10:52AM Graphene Sheath Modulates Fiber-Optic Transmission At 200 GHz
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @07:11PM First Survey of Commercially Viable Asteroids Estimates Only 10 Are Worth Mining
Friday December 27, 2013 @07:38PM Wisconsin Begins Using Cheese To De-Ice Roads
Friday December 27, 2013 @06:37PM Wisconsin Begins Using Cheese to De-Ice Their Roads
Friday December 20, 2013 @07:04PM Rough Roving: Curiosity's Wheel Damage 'Accelerated'
Thursday December 19, 2013 @09:35PM Clear Solar Cells Could Help Windows Generate Power
Wednesday December 11, 2013 @12:23PM Program to Use Russian Nukes for US Electricity Comes to an End
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:52AM 3-D Printed Gun Ban Fails In Senate
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:26AM New Superconductor Theory May Revolutionize Electrical Engineering
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:24AM Killer Qualities of Japanese Fault Revealed
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @07:44AM Affordable 3D Metal Printer Developed Based on RepRap
Friday December 06, 2013 @06:09PM First Images of a Heart Injected With Liquid Metal
Thursday December 05, 2013 @05:18PM Moon Express Unveils Next Moon Lander
Wednesday December 04, 2013 @07:31AM Plastic Waste Threatens Marine Diversity
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @08:26AM Single-Atom Layer of Tin May Be a New Wonder Conductor
Sunday November 24, 2013 @08:42AM Detecting Chemicals Through Bone
Friday November 15, 2013 @06:01PM ATF Tests Show 3D Printed Guns Can Explode
Thursday November 14, 2013 @09:04AM Viruses Boost Performance of Lithium-Air Battery Used In Electric Cars
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @09:02AM First Arab Supercar Costs $3.4 Million, Has Diamond-Encrusted Headlights
Saturday November 02, 2013 @04:38PM EU Considering Sensors In Sewers To Detect Bomb-Makers
Friday November 01, 2013 @05:06PM How Earth's Biosignature Will Change As the Planet Dies
Thursday October 24, 2013 @06:37AM Tesla CEO Elon Musk: Fuel Cells Are 'So Bull@%!#'
Tuesday October 22, 2013 @11:22AM Cow Burps Tapped For Fuel
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @06:51AM Billion Year Storage Media
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @12:01PM Cassini Probe Sees Plastic Ingredient On Titan Moon
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @08:08AM Congress Reaches Agreement ... On Helium
Saturday September 21, 2013 @12:53AM How Long Can the ISS Last?
Thursday September 19, 2013 @11:06AM Without Plutonium, Deep-Space Probe Missions May Sputter Out
Saturday September 07, 2013 @11:56AM Elon Musk Shows His Vision of Holographic Design Technology
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @06:49AM Building Melts Car