Materials

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Graphene is a wonder material that could revolutionise almost every industry on the planet –…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Graphene is an amazing material that could transform almost every industry on Earth, from communications…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As odd as this might sound it’s actually a very logical idea when you think…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We often think of materials as being static, but today “life” is being embedded into…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As scientists continue to unravel the mysteries of life they’re increasingly finding new ways to…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF There are numerous occasions where a shape shifting material, or a reactive material, would be…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF While this is one example of how self-healing materials will be useful there are millions…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF 3D printing is still relatively nascent but as researchers invent new tools and techniques one…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Invisibility is an illusion, a magic trick – literally. As metamaterials improve you can expect…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Trying to find the right formulations to create new materials is a long and arduous…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today we can see technologies that will help us eliminate up to 60 percent of…