Slashdot Items Tagged "materials"

Date / Time Story
Friday April 15, 2016 @08:14PM Apple's Recycling Initiatives Recover $40 Million In Gold
Sunday March 20, 2016 @06:48PM Stealthy Drone Can Hide Underwater For Months, Then Float To Surface To Take-Off
Thursday March 17, 2016 @07:13PM Asteroid Impacts Make Tiny Diamonds
Monday March 14, 2016 @02:48AM Microfluidic Cooling Turns Down the Heat On High-Tech Equipment
Saturday March 12, 2016 @01:06AM Plastic-Eating Bacteria Could Help Clean Up Waste
Friday March 11, 2016 @12:59PM Fukushima Cleanup, 5 Years On
Thursday March 10, 2016 @10:19PM Miniature Fuel Cell To Keep Drones Aloft For Over An Hour
Thursday March 10, 2016 @02:45PM Cautious Steps Toward Seabed Mining
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @12:57PM Stretchy Squid-Inspired Skin Glows In Different Colors
Thursday March 03, 2016 @10:36AM 'Moth Eye' Graphene Breakthrough Could Create Indoor Solar Cells
Monday February 29, 2016 @09:54PM Scientists Achieve Perfect Efficiency For Water-Splitting Half-Reaction
Monday February 29, 2016 @01:16PM New "Super Battery" Energy Storage Breakthrough Aims At $54 Per KWh
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @02:17AM Big Test Coming Up For Kilogram Redefinition
Monday February 22, 2016 @10:20AM Fungi From Guts Of Herbivores Could Help Us Make Biofuel
Thursday February 18, 2016 @01:17AM Radioactive Material Stolen In Iraq Raises Security Fears
Monday February 15, 2016 @10:17PM SnO: First Stable P-Type 2D Semiconductor Discovered
Monday February 15, 2016 @10:00PM Nanostructured Glass Could Provide Highly Durable, Deeply Dense Data Storage
Monday February 15, 2016 @10:42AM Supercapacitor-On-a-Chip Now One Step Closer
Saturday February 13, 2016 @10:01AM Scientists Turn Paper Waste Into Aerogel
Friday February 12, 2016 @10:55AM Self-Propelling Microparticles Spot Ricin In Minutes
Thursday February 11, 2016 @08:37PM Boeing Installs World's Largest 'Reversible' Renewable Energy Storage System
Monday February 08, 2016 @07:51PM Carbon Dioxide From the Air Converted Into Methanol
Friday February 05, 2016 @11:50AM Grandma's Phone, DSL, and the Copper They Share
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @09:38PM Beyond the Liberator: A 3D-Printed Plastic 9mm Semi-Auto Pistol
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @03:58PM MIT Inches Closer To ARC Reactor Despite Losing Federal Funding
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @03:18PM Carbon Nanotube Films Stronger Than Kevlar
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @10:53AM EasyJet May Trial Hydrogen Fuel Cells For Taxiing
Monday February 01, 2016 @05:38PM One Hoss Shay and Our Society of Obsolescence
Monday February 01, 2016 @10:24AM Graphene Optical Lens a Billionth of a Meter Thick Breaks the Diffraction Limit
Sunday January 31, 2016 @06:49PM France To Pave 1000km of Road With Solar Panels
Friday January 29, 2016 @12:47PM Ask Slashdot: Economical Lego-Compatible 3-D Printer?
Thursday January 28, 2016 @08:06PM Desktop 3D Printers Shown To Emit Hazardous Gases and Particles
Friday January 15, 2016 @10:17PM The Hardware That Searches For Dark Matter
Thursday January 14, 2016 @06:16PM 3D-Printed Ceramics Could Help Build Hypersonic Planes
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @03:29PM Should the US Change Metal Coins?
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @10:26AM Explosion-Proof Lithium-Ion Battery Shuts Down At High Temperatures
Friday January 08, 2016 @07:07PM New Material Can Fold Itself Into Hundreds of Shapes
Thursday January 07, 2016 @11:36AM Four Elements Added To Periodic Table
Thursday January 07, 2016 @10:47AM Sensors Designed For Prosthetic Hands Could Lead To New Textile Standards
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:53AM Physicists Figure Out How To Make Cleaner Fuel Cells
Sunday December 27, 2015 @09:25PM Giant Methane Leak in California Won't Be Capped For Months
Saturday December 26, 2015 @11:20AM NASA and China's Yutu Rover Are Still Making Discoveries On the Moon
Thursday December 24, 2015 @01:03PM Apollo 17 Soil Matches Ancient Earth's Ocean Ridges In Water Content
Thursday December 24, 2015 @09:49AM ORNL Restores US Capability To Produce Plutonium-238
Monday December 21, 2015 @02:27PM Degradation of Lithium Batteries Shown In Real-time
Friday December 18, 2015 @08:29PM Sony Creating Sulfur-Based Batteries With 40% More Capacity Than Li-Ion
Sunday December 13, 2015 @05:44PM Steel Treatment Paves the Way For Radically Lighter, Stronger, Cheaper Cars
Friday December 11, 2015 @07:11PM Dow Chemical and DuPont Plan Huge Merger Followed By a Split
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @09:20AM A New Technique For Creating Diamonds Discovered
Thursday December 03, 2015 @05:53PM If Climate Change Is a Problem Then Lunar Helium-3 Fueled Fusion Is the Solution
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @04:38PM New Process Produces Hydrogen From Methane, Without Emitting CO2
Monday November 30, 2015 @02:34AM Diamond Nanothreads Could Support Space Elevator
Sunday November 29, 2015 @11:58AM Canadian, UK Law Professors Condemn Space Mining Provisions of Commercial Space Act
Sunday November 29, 2015 @10:41AM New Type of 'Flow Battery' Can Store 10 Times the Energy of the Next Best Device
Friday November 27, 2015 @07:29PM Scientists Turn Gold Into Foam That's Nearly As Light As Air
Thursday November 26, 2015 @01:49PM Japanese Company Makes Low-Calorie Noodles Out of Wood
Thursday November 26, 2015 @11:51AM Scientists Produce Graphene 100 Times Cheaper Than Ever Before
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @10:48AM ISIS's Hunt For a Bogus Superweapon
Sunday November 15, 2015 @11:22PM Chinese Researchers Reveal Active Stealthy Material
Sunday November 15, 2015 @12:53AM Huawei Battery Upgrade Means Dramatically Faster Charging For Mobile Devices
Friday November 13, 2015 @07:20PM Lunar Scientist Proposes Dozens of Impact Probes To Map Moon's Water
Friday November 13, 2015 @11:45AM Quantum Dots Made From Fool's Gold Boost Battery Performance
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:29PM 3D Printed Objects Found Toxic To Fish Embryos
Thursday November 05, 2015 @09:21AM That "Unbreakable" Glass That's "As Strong As Steel" Isn't Either
Thursday November 05, 2015 @09:12AM NASA's Cassini Discovers Hydrocarbon Dunes On Titan
Saturday October 31, 2015 @03:15PM Cambridge Researchers Present Lithium-Air Battery Breakthrough
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @08:41AM 3D Printing Soft Body Parts: a Hard Problem That Just Got Easier
Monday October 26, 2015 @10:18AM Engineers Create the Blackest Material Yet
Friday October 23, 2015 @05:45PM Hands-On With the Fairphone 2 Modular Android Smartphone
Monday October 19, 2015 @04:19PM Study Questions Scientific Dating Method Used For Lunar Impacts
Sunday October 18, 2015 @10:35PM New Plastic For Old Amigas and Commodores
Thursday October 15, 2015 @03:54PM The Life-Saving Gifts of the World's Most Venomous Animal
Thursday October 15, 2015 @10:33AM Orange County Developer To Install Tesla Batteries In Two Dozen Buildings
Thursday October 15, 2015 @10:33AM A Fresh Take On Fake Meat
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @01:21PM Cold Fusion Rears Ugly Head With Claims of Deuterium-Powered Homes
Monday October 05, 2015 @05:55AM An Ice House Design Concept For Mars Bets Long On Liquid Water
Thursday October 01, 2015 @08:45AM Advance In Super/Ultra Capacitor Tech: High Voltage and High Capacity
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @08:31AM NASA's Resource Prospector Mission Could Land On the Moon In 2020
Sunday September 20, 2015 @02:29AM Invisibility Cloaking Takes a Big Stride At a Small Scale
Thursday September 10, 2015 @09:40AM How To Build With Delrin and a Laser Cutter
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @09:11AM Easy-To-Clean Membrane Separates Oil From Water
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @12:24PM Carbon Dating Shows Koran May Predate Muhammad
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:24AM MIT Develops Inkjet-Style 3D Printer That Uses 10 Different Materials At Once
Saturday August 22, 2015 @12:25PM John S. Lewis On the Space Commodities Market
Friday August 21, 2015 @06:01PM MIT 3D Prints With Glass
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:26AM MIT and Samsung Researching Solid-State Batteries
Thursday August 13, 2015 @01:29PM Printing Flexible Lithium-Ion Batteries
Thursday August 06, 2015 @03:22AM MIT "Yolk and Shell" Nanoparticle Promises Longer-Lived Rechargeable Batteries
Monday July 20, 2015 @10:00PM Plastic Roads Sound Like a Crazy Idea, Maybe Aren't
Friday July 10, 2015 @04:06PM Black Phosphorus Could Spur the Next Wave of Tiny Transistors
Thursday July 09, 2015 @08:37AM Robot Performs Prostate Surgery Inside an MRI
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @10:04AM The IT Containers That Went To War
Friday July 03, 2015 @06:26PM Turing Near Ready To Ship World's First Liquid Metal Android Smartphone
Sunday June 28, 2015 @07:06PM Ask Slashdot: For What Are You Using 3-D Printing?
Sunday June 28, 2015 @05:44PM Samsung Nanotech Breakthrough Nearly Doubles Li-Ion Battery Capacity
Friday June 26, 2015 @08:43AM New Manufacturing Technique Halves Cost of Lithium-Ion Batteries
Sunday June 21, 2015 @10:08PM 3D Printing Might Save the Rhinoceros
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @10:49AM Metamaterial Forms Near-Perfect Mirror
Friday June 12, 2015 @07:51AM An Origami Inspired Bacteria-Powered Battery
Friday June 05, 2015 @07:02PM Fabs Now Manufacturing Carbon Nanotube Memory, Which Could Replace NAND and DRAM
Thursday June 04, 2015 @02:34PM Spider Silk Finally Ready For Commercialization
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @09:37AM MIT Physicists Build World's First Fermion Microscope
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @09:35AM Fuel Free Spacecrafts Using Graphene
Monday June 01, 2015 @07:46AM New Alloy Bounces Back Into Shape 10 Million Times And Counting
Saturday May 30, 2015 @02:09AM Untethered Miniature Origami Robot That Self-Folds, Walks, Swims, and Degrades
Thursday May 28, 2015 @01:04PM New Class of "Non-Joulian" Magnets Change Volume In Magnetic Field
Friday May 22, 2015 @07:55PM California Votes To Ban Microbeads
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @11:56AM Genetically Engineered Yeast Makes It Possible To Brew Morphine
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @12:46PM New Magnesium-Alloy Foam From NYU's Nikhil Gupta Floats On Water
Thursday April 30, 2015 @10:02AM Breakthough Makes Transparent Aluminum Affordable
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @09:33AM Feds Say It's Time To Cut Back On Fluoride In Drinking Water
Monday April 27, 2015 @12:35PM Liquid Mercury Found Under Mexican Pyramid
Monday April 27, 2015 @10:07AM Audi Creates "Fuel of the Future" Using Just Carbon Dioxide and Water
Sunday April 19, 2015 @05:24PM Oklahoma Says It Will Now Use Nitrogen Gas As Its Backup Method of Execution
Saturday April 18, 2015 @11:11AM Breakthrough In Artificial Photosynthesis Captures CO2 In Acetate
Friday April 17, 2015 @10:04PM Incorrectly Built SLS Welding Machine To Be Rebuilt
Friday April 03, 2015 @08:38PM New Yarn Conducts Electricity
Friday April 03, 2015 @05:26PM The Dystopian Lake Filled By the World's Tech Sludge
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @08:13AM Citizen Scientists Develop Eye Drops That Provide Night Vision
Friday March 27, 2015 @07:46PM Scientists Create Permanently Slick Surface So Ketchup Won't Stay In Bottle
Friday March 27, 2015 @07:02PM Behind the Scenes At a Quantum Dot Factory
Thursday March 19, 2015 @01:29PM Some Biodegradable Plastics Don't Live Up To Their Claims
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @08:41AM New Molecular 3D Printer Can Create Billions of Compounds
Monday March 09, 2015 @01:31PM PrintDisplay: DIY Displays and Touchscreens Anyone Can Print
Saturday February 21, 2015 @04:04AM Crystal Pattern Matching Recovers Obliterated Serial Numbers From Metal
Thursday February 19, 2015 @10:01AM Storing Data In Synthetic Fossils
Thursday February 12, 2015 @03:46PM Polymers Brighten Hopes For Visible Light Communication
Monday February 09, 2015 @04:05AM Underwater Vehicle Uses a Balloon To Dart Like an Octopus
Thursday February 05, 2015 @11:06AM Novel Fluorinated Compounds Discovered In Firefighters' Blood
Thursday February 05, 2015 @09:25AM We May Have Jupiter To Thank For the Nitrogen In Earth's Atmosphere
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @09:45AM Graphene Based Display Paves Way For Semi-Transparent Electronic Devices
Monday February 02, 2015 @02:50PM The "Cool Brick" Can Cool Off an Entire Room Using Nothing But Water
Saturday January 31, 2015 @07:28PM Engineers Develop 'Ultrarope' For World's Highest Elevator
Friday January 30, 2015 @06:48PM Scientists Float Soap Bubbles As a More Effective Drug Delivery Method
Thursday January 29, 2015 @07:55PM VP Anthony Moschella Shows Off Makerbot's Latest Printers and Materials (Video)
Monday January 26, 2015 @04:49PM Scientists Determine New Way To Untangle Proteins By Unboiling an Egg
Sunday January 25, 2015 @10:37AM Americans Support Mandatory Labeling of Food That Contains DNA
Friday January 23, 2015 @07:22PM At Oxford, a Battery That's Lasted 175 Years -- So Far
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @11:01AM Scientists Discover Compound In Baby Diapers Can Enlarge Brain Cells
Sunday January 11, 2015 @02:20PM Nuclear Waste Accident Costs Los Alamos Contractor $57 Million
Sunday January 11, 2015 @02:16PM Hands On With MakerBot's 3D-Printed Wood
Sunday January 11, 2015 @01:48PM The Mystery of Glenn Seaborg's Missing Plutonium: Solved
Saturday December 27, 2014 @01:34AM First Airbus A350 XWB Delivered, Will Start Service in January
Thursday December 18, 2014 @02:07AM NASA Tests Feasibility of 3D Printing on the Moon and Other Planets
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @09:26AM Graphene: Fast, Strong, Cheap, and Impossible To Use
Saturday December 13, 2014 @04:15PM No More Foamy Beer, Thanks To Magnets
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @02:07PM High Temperature Superconductivity Record Smashed By Sulfur Hydride
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @11:41AM Material Possiblities: A Flying Drone Built From Fungus
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @01:16PM Scientists Have Finally Sampled the Most Abundant Material On Earth
Sunday November 30, 2014 @08:39PM Graphene May Top Kevlar As a Bullet-Stopping Material
Thursday November 27, 2014 @03:28PM Behind Apple's Sapphire Screen Debacle
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @12:20PM Nuclear Weapons Create Their Own Security Codes With Radiation
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @10:14AM Corning Reveals Gorilla Glass 4, Promises No More Broken IPhones
Sunday November 16, 2014 @10:49PM Scientists Discover Diamond Nanothreads
Monday November 03, 2014 @03:30PM Interviews: Ask CMI Director Alex King About Rare Earth Mineral Supplies
Sunday November 02, 2014 @02:09PM Buying Goods To Make Nuclear Weapons On eBay, Alibaba, and Other Platforms
Friday October 31, 2014 @06:19PM LG's 0.7mm Smartphone Bezel Is World's Narrowest
Sunday October 12, 2014 @07:02PM Independent Researchers Test Rossi's Alleged Cold Fusion Device For 32 Days
Friday October 10, 2014 @06:31PM Antiperspirants Could Contribute to Particulate Pollution
Saturday October 04, 2014 @07:42AM Solar Could Lead In Power Production By 2050
Thursday October 02, 2014 @05:33PM MIT Study Outlines a 'Perfect' Solar Cell
Friday September 26, 2014 @09:44PM New Graphene Research Promises Reliable Chip-Level Production
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:17AM Sapphire Glass Didn't Pass iPhone Drop Test According to Reports
Thursday September 11, 2014 @04:11PM Universal Big Bang Lithium Deficit Confirmed
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @08:08AM $10 Bet Brings Researchers Closer to Industrial Scale Graphene Production
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @08:01AM How China's E-Waste Capital Is Trying To Clean Itself Up
Sunday September 07, 2014 @12:13PM Surprise! More Than Twice As Much Mercury In Environment As Thought
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:53PM Metamaterial Superconductor Hints At New Era of High Temperature Superconductors
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:52PM How Argonne National Lab Will Make Electric Cars Cheaper
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @11:37AM Injecting Liquid Metal Into Blood Vessels Could Help Kill Tumors
Friday August 08, 2014 @10:32PM New Process Promises Ammonia From Air, Water, and Sunlight
Thursday July 31, 2014 @11:12AM NASA's JPL Develops Multi-Metal 3D Printing Process
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @07:11PM Quiet Cooling With a Copper Foam Heatsink
Saturday July 26, 2014 @11:59PM Scientists Have Developed a Material So Dark That You Can't See It
Saturday July 26, 2014 @07:54PM Two South African Cancer Patients Receive 3D Printed Titanium Jaw Implants
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:46AM Chemists Build First "Buckyball" Made of Boron
Friday July 25, 2014 @10:08PM Researchers Print Electronic Memory On Paper
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @11:08AM MIT Combines Carbon Foam and Graphite Flakes For Efficient Solar Steam Generati
Saturday July 12, 2014 @03:03AM Sand-Based Anode Triples Lithium-Ion Battery Performance
Thursday July 10, 2014 @09:00AM Mathematicians Solve the Topological Mystery Behind the "Brazuca" Soccer Ball
Friday July 04, 2014 @07:09PM Polymer-Based Graphene Substitute Is Easy To Mass-Produce
Thursday July 03, 2014 @04:03PM Hierarchical Membrane For Cleaning Up Oil Spills
Thursday July 03, 2014 @09:27AM Solar-Powered Electrochemical Cell Used To Produce Formic Acid From CO2
Monday June 23, 2014 @08:13PM 3D-Printed Material Can Carry 160,000 Times Its Own Weight
Monday June 23, 2014 @08:06PM Microscopic View of How Leaves Repel Water
Thursday June 12, 2014 @08:36AM Human Blood Substitute Could Help Meet Donor Blood Shortfall
Thursday June 12, 2014 @08:35AM Gecko Feet Inspire Hand-Held Spider-Man Paddles
Thursday June 12, 2014 @08:19AM Biodegradable Fibers As Strong As Steel Made From Wood Cellulose
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @12:05PM Moon Swirls May Inspire Revolution In the Science of Deflector Shields
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @11:15AM Fuel Cells From Nanomaterials Made From Human Urine
Thursday June 05, 2014 @02:08PM Nanoparticles Used To Create Thermal 'Barcodes'
Thursday June 05, 2014 @02:11AM Group Demonstrates 3,000 Km Electric Car Battery
Sunday June 01, 2014 @04:27PM MIT Researcher Works Toward Robots That Assemble Themselves In an Oven
Saturday May 31, 2014 @09:08AM Solar Roadways Project Beats $1M Goal, Should Enter Production
Monday May 26, 2014 @05:57PM Organic Cat Litter May Have Caused Nuclear Waste Accident
Sunday May 25, 2014 @05:21PM Is Bamboo the Next Carbon Fibre?
Sunday May 25, 2014 @11:58AM Has the Ethanol Threat Manifested In the US?
Friday May 23, 2014 @04:56PM Russian Meteor: Chelyabinsk Asteroid Had Violent Past
Friday May 23, 2014 @04:49PM New Semiconductor Could Improve Vehicle Fuel Economy By 10 Percent
Thursday May 15, 2014 @08:14AM New Battery Tech From Japan Could Supercharge EVs