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Slashdot Items Tagged "materials"

Date / TimeStory
Thursday April 10, 2014 @09:05AM Navy Creates Fuel From Seawater
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @10:33AM Samsung Claims Breakthrough In Graphene Chip Design
Sunday April 06, 2014 @08:45PM 3D-Printed UAV Can Go From Atoms to Airborne in 24 Hours
Thursday April 03, 2014 @01:21PM How a 'Seismic Cloak' Could Slow Down an Earthquake
Sunday March 23, 2014 @11:34PM Titanium-Headed Golf Clubs Create Brush Fire Hazard In California
Sunday March 23, 2014 @07:16PM MIT Researcher Enlists Bacteria To Assemble Nanotech Materials
Sunday March 23, 2014 @03:17AM Functional 3D-Printed Tape Measure
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @10:13AM Solar-Powered Toilet Torches Waste For Public Health
Monday March 10, 2014 @09:38PM Scientists Build Three Atom Thick LEDs
Monday March 03, 2014 @10:30PM Sulfur Polymers Could Enable Long-Lasting, High-Capacity Batteries
Friday February 28, 2014 @10:25PM 3D Maps Reveal a Lead-Laced Ocean
Sunday February 23, 2014 @06:36PM Study Shows Agent Orange Still Taints Aging C-123s
Wednesday February 19, 2014 @10:19AM Hard Silicon Wafers Yield Flexible Electronics
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @10:38AM NASA Now Accepting Applications From Companies That Want To Mine the Moon
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @09:25AM Scientists Solve Mystery of World-Traveling Plant
Sunday February 09, 2014 @06:43PM A Corporate War Against a Scientist, and How He Fought Back
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @10:30AM Argonne Lab Grows Chia Pet Style Hairy Electronic Fibers
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @06:04PM Device Mines Precious Phosphorus From Sewage
Friday January 17, 2014 @07:17PM National Lab Working To Mix Metals and Polymers For 3D Printing
Friday January 17, 2014 @07:16PM Controversial Execution In Ohio Uses New Lethal Drug Combination
Thursday January 16, 2014 @11:52AM Graphene Sheath Modulates Fiber-Optic Transmission At 200 GHz
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @08:11PM First Survey of Commercially Viable Asteroids Estimates Only 10 Are Worth Mining
Friday December 27, 2013 @08:38PM Wisconsin Begins Using Cheese To De-Ice Roads
Friday December 27, 2013 @07:37PM Wisconsin Begins Using Cheese to De-Ice Their Roads
Friday December 20, 2013 @08:04PM Rough Roving: Curiosity's Wheel Damage 'Accelerated'
Thursday December 19, 2013 @10:35PM Clear Solar Cells Could Help Windows Generate Power
Wednesday December 11, 2013 @01:23PM Program to Use Russian Nukes for US Electricity Comes to an End
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:52AM 3-D Printed Gun Ban Fails In Senate
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:26AM New Superconductor Theory May Revolutionize Electrical Engineering
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:24AM Killer Qualities of Japanese Fault Revealed
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:44AM Affordable 3D Metal Printer Developed Based on RepRap
Friday December 06, 2013 @07:09PM First Images of a Heart Injected With Liquid Metal
Thursday December 05, 2013 @06:18PM Moon Express Unveils Next Moon Lander
Wednesday December 04, 2013 @08:31AM Plastic Waste Threatens Marine Diversity
Tuesday November 26, 2013 @09:26AM Single-Atom Layer of Tin May Be a New Wonder Conductor
Sunday November 24, 2013 @09:42AM Detecting Chemicals Through Bone
Friday November 15, 2013 @07:01PM ATF Tests Show 3D Printed Guns Can Explode
Thursday November 14, 2013 @10:04AM Viruses Boost Performance of Lithium-Air Battery Used In Electric Cars
Wednesday November 13, 2013 @01:54PM 1.21 PetaFLOPS (RPeak) Supercomputer Created With EC2
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @10:02AM First Arab Supercar Costs $3.4 Million, Has Diamond-Encrusted Headlights
Saturday November 02, 2013 @05:38PM EU Considering Sensors In Sewers To Detect Bomb-Makers
Friday November 01, 2013 @06:06PM How Earth's Biosignature Will Change As the Planet Dies
Thursday October 24, 2013 @07:37AM Tesla CEO Elon Musk: Fuel Cells Are 'So Bull@%!#'
Tuesday October 22, 2013 @12:22PM Cow Burps Tapped For Fuel
Thursday October 17, 2013 @05:21PM Intel's 14nm Broadwell Delayed Because of Low Yield
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @07:51AM Billion Year Storage Media
Wednesday October 02, 2013 @12:52PM Proteins Help Researchers Build a Flash Memory Device
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @01:01PM Cassini Probe Sees Plastic Ingredient On Titan Moon
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @09:08AM Congress Reaches Agreement ... On Helium
Monday September 30, 2013 @06:13PM New Headphones Generate Sound With Carbon Nanotubes
Saturday September 21, 2013 @01:53AM How Long Can the ISS Last?
Thursday September 19, 2013 @12:06PM Without Plutonium, Deep-Space Probe Missions May Sputter Out
Saturday September 07, 2013 @12:56PM Elon Musk Shows His Vision of Holographic Design Technology
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @07:49AM Building Melts Car
Thursday August 29, 2013 @08:02AM Scottish Academic: Mining the Moon For Helium 3 Is Evil
Saturday August 24, 2013 @09:00PM Australian University Unveils New Carbon-Trapping Bricks
Friday August 23, 2013 @08:56PM NIST Ytterbium Atomic Clocks Set Record For Stability
Thursday August 22, 2013 @11:29AM Physicists Find Solid-State 'Triple Point' In Material That Conducts, Insulates
Thursday August 22, 2013 @08:57AM MIT Reports 400 GHz Graphene Transistor Possible With 'Negative Resistance'
Friday August 16, 2013 @06:01PM Carbyne: a Form of Carbon Even Stronger Than Graphene
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @12:52PM NRA Launches Pro-Lead Website
Thursday August 01, 2013 @03:17PM Repurposed: Ground Circuit Board Waste Can Clean Up Toxic Metals
Sunday July 28, 2013 @11:01PM New Alternatives To Silicon May Increase Chip Speeds By Orders of Magnitude.
Sunday July 28, 2013 @02:45PM NASA's Garver Proposes Carving Piece Off Big Asteroid For Near-Earth Mining
Saturday July 27, 2013 @04:15PM In Canada, a 3D-Printed Rifle Breaks On First Firing
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @09:53AM 3D Printers Shown To Emit Potentially Harmful Nanosized Particles
Thursday July 18, 2013 @08:34AM Cell Phone Powered By Urine
Sunday July 14, 2013 @12:00AM Sculpting Nanoflows With Supercomputers
Saturday July 13, 2013 @12:51AM Texas & Florida Vie For Private Lunar Company Golden Spike's HQ
Wednesday July 10, 2013 @09:04AM 3-D Structures Built Out of Liquid Metal At Room Temperature
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @02:03PM Low-Cost Micromachine Writes Calligraphy With Atoms
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @10:44AM Harvard, IBM Crunch Data For More Efficient Solar Cells
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @10:42AM Quantum-Tunneling Electrons Could Make Semiconductors Obsolete
Thursday June 20, 2013 @03:19PM Pinholes and Plastic Wrap Make Solid Walls "Transparent" To Sound
Thursday June 20, 2013 @11:53AM Battery Materials Made Using Crab Shells
Tuesday June 18, 2013 @11:27AM Shapeshifting: Proposal For a New Periodic Table of the Elements
Tuesday June 18, 2013 @08:14AM Teen's Biofuel Invention Turns Algae Into Fuel
Thursday June 13, 2013 @08:18AM FAA Wants All Aircraft Flying On Unleaded Fuel By 2018
Thursday June 13, 2013 @07:50AM Computer Memory Can Be Read With a Flash of Light
Tuesday June 11, 2013 @08:09AM Phenomenon Discovered In Ultracold Atoms Brings Us a Step Closer To Atomtronics
Thursday June 06, 2013 @08:11AM New All-Solid Sulfur Based Battery Outperforms Lithium Ion
Tuesday June 04, 2013 @08:00AM Dreambox: the World's First 3D Printing Vending Machine
Saturday June 01, 2013 @05:27PM Graphene-Based Image Sensor To Enhance Low-Light Photography
Saturday June 01, 2013 @12:09PM NASA Wants To Test 3-D Printing Aboard ISS
Thursday May 30, 2013 @11:28AM Iron In Egyptian Relics Came From Space
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @08:50AM Graphene Yields Another Trick: Ultrashort Laser Pulses
Thursday May 23, 2013 @10:13AM One-Time Pad From Caltech Offers Uncrackable Cryptography
Wednesday May 22, 2013 @06:51PM Rough Roving: Curiosity's Wheels Show Damage
Friday May 17, 2013 @07:11PM Possible Graphene Alternative Made From Hemp Waste
Monday May 13, 2013 @11:44AM Make Your Own Invisibility Cloak With a 3D Printer
Monday May 06, 2013 @10:38AM Injectable Nanoparticles Maintain Normal Blood-sugar Levels For Up To 10 Days
Monday May 06, 2013 @02:04AM The First Fully 3D-Printed Gun Has Been Successfully Test-Fired
Friday May 03, 2013 @07:51PM Defense Distributed Has 3D-Printed an Entire Gun
Friday May 03, 2013 @06:18PM New Device Sniffs Out Black Powder Explosives
Thursday May 02, 2013 @08:19AM Building New Materials With Light
Monday April 29, 2013 @11:52AM Shape-Shifting Mobile Devices Unveiled
Friday April 26, 2013 @10:19AM Earth's Core Far Hotter Than Thought
Friday March 29, 2013 @11:12PM New Catalyst Allows Cheaper Hydrogen Production
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @12:37PM IBM Dipping Chips In 'Ionic Liquid' To Save Power
Monday March 25, 2013 @01:39PM Major Find By Japanese Scientists May Threaten Chinese Rare Earth Hegemony
Thursday March 21, 2013 @11:29AM V&A Scraps Napalm Death Gig For Fear Decibel Levels Will Damage Sculptures
Friday March 15, 2013 @07:29AM Too Much Gold Delays World's Fastest Supercomputer
Thursday March 14, 2013 @09:18AM NASA Restarts Plutonium Production
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @09:43AM Laser Intended For Mars Used To Detect "Honey Laundering"
Thursday January 31, 2013 @09:26AM Oil Detection Methods Miss Important Class of Chemicals
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @08:52AM Bloggers Put Scientific Method To the Test
Thursday January 17, 2013 @10:41AM Rare Earth Elements Found In Jamaican Mud
Thursday January 17, 2013 @10:40AM Researchers Develop Solid But Flexible Electrolyte For Bendable Batteries
Tuesday January 15, 2013 @09:57AM Worldwide Shortage of Barium
Tuesday January 15, 2013 @09:56AM Standard Kilogram Gains Weight
Friday January 11, 2013 @10:58PM US Gives $120M For Lab To Tackle Rare Earth Shortages
Friday December 28, 2012 @08:02PM NASA's Ion Thruster Sets Continuous Operation Record
Thursday December 27, 2012 @03:33AM What Debris From North Korea's Rocket Launch Shows
Sunday December 23, 2012 @08:56PM Bee Venom Has "Botox-Like Effect," Is Worth 7 Times As Much As Gold
Thursday December 20, 2012 @01:18AM Boeing Uses 20,000 Lbs. of Potatoes To Check Aircraft Wireless Network Signals
Wednesday December 12, 2012 @11:16AM Has the Mythical Unicorn of Materials Science Finally Been Found?
Thursday December 06, 2012 @01:01PM Hagfish Slime Could Make Super-Strong Clothes
Thursday December 06, 2012 @10:51AM Thorium Fuel Has Proliferation Risk
Friday November 30, 2012 @05:58PM Is It Time For the US To Ditch the Dollar Bill?
Thursday November 29, 2012 @09:18AM Research Discovery Could Revolutionize Semiconductor Manufacturing
Thursday November 29, 2012 @09:05AM Researchers Build Objects With 3D Printing Using Simulated Moon Rocks
Thursday November 15, 2012 @05:26PM Invisibility Tech Demo Tomorrow In NYC
Thursday November 15, 2012 @09:31AM Fabricating Nature and a Physical Turing Test
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @09:09AM 'Treasure Trove' In Oceans May Bring Revolutions In Medicine and Industry
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @08:59AM Better Brain Implants With Ultrathin Carbon Fiber Electrodes
Thursday November 08, 2012 @04:17PM Open Compute Wants To Make Biodegradable Servers
Wednesday November 07, 2012 @12:44PM Researchers Create Working Nano Laser
Friday November 02, 2012 @08:18PM Crushed Silicon Triples Life of Li-Ion Batteries In the Lab
Monday October 29, 2012 @12:47AM IBM Reports Carbon Nanotube Chip Breakthrough
Thursday October 25, 2012 @12:45PM Chinese Rare Earths Producer Suspends Output
Monday October 15, 2012 @06:46PM Physicists Propose "Perpetual Motion" Time Crystals
Friday October 12, 2012 @08:11AM Where Has All the Xenon Gone?
Friday September 28, 2012 @08:35AM Scientists Speak Out Against Wasting Helium In Balloons
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @12:05PM Lab-Grown Leather Could Be a Reality In 5 Years
Friday September 21, 2012 @07:34PM All Over But the Funding: Open Hardware Spectrometer Kit
Monday September 17, 2012 @05:23PM Huge Diamond Deposits Revealed In Russia
Monday September 17, 2012 @02:02PM Ultrasound Waves For Transdermal Drug Delivery
Saturday September 15, 2012 @07:14AM Towards a 50% Efficient Solar Cell
Friday September 14, 2012 @12:21AM Ancient Egyptian Tech May Be Key To Printing 3D Ceramics
Thursday September 13, 2012 @05:13PM WD Builds High-Capacity, Helium-Filled HDDs
Thursday September 13, 2012 @10:49AM Canadian Scientists Bind High-Temp Superconductor Components With Scotch Tape
Tuesday September 04, 2012 @12:09PM Wood Pulp Extract Stronger Than Carbon Fiber Or Kevlar
Monday September 03, 2012 @01:50PM Researchers Engineer Light-Activated Skeletal Muscle
Friday August 31, 2012 @06:06PM LG Builds Working Flexible Cable Battery
Sunday August 26, 2012 @07:45PM New Flat Lens Focuses Without Distortion
Thursday August 23, 2012 @11:52AM 'Wiki Weapon Project' Wants Your 3D-Printable Guns
Wednesday August 22, 2012 @02:58PM Improving Uranium Extraction From Seawater, Inspired by Shrimp
Sunday August 12, 2012 @05:45PM Color Printing Reaches Its Ultimate Resolution
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @12:15PM MIT Students Reveal PopFab, a 3D Printer That Fits Inside a Briefcase
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @08:43AM Study Finds Human Teeth are as Tough as Shark Teeth
Monday July 30, 2012 @06:09PM Electronic Sensor Rivals Sensitivity of Human Skin
Friday July 27, 2012 @09:10AM Cray XK6 Supercomputer Used To Simulate Ice Cream
Tuesday July 24, 2012 @08:57AM New Coating Technology Promises Self-Cleaning Cars
Sunday July 22, 2012 @12:26PM Yale-Led Team Solves Half-Century Carbon-Crystal Mystery
Thursday July 19, 2012 @08:42AM High-Performance Monolithic Graphene Transistors Created
Thursday July 12, 2012 @11:41AM The Secret of Cornstarch Physics
Thursday July 12, 2012 @11:40AM Is Our Infrastructure Ready For Rising Temperatures?
Sunday May 20, 2012 @04:13PM Turning Soap Film Into a Projector Screen
Friday May 18, 2012 @11:21PM MIT Unveils Robotic Manipulator Filled With Coffee Grounds
Sunday May 13, 2012 @08:29AM Death Star is not economical: too much metal
Saturday May 05, 2012 @06:36PM Diamonds Used To Increase Density, Performance of Phase-Change Memory
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @08:28AM Silicene Discovered: Single-layer Silicon That Could Beat Graphene To Market
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @08:24AM How Lasers Could Help Fingerprint Conflict Minerals
Friday April 27, 2012 @11:52PM Graphene Helps a Robot Creep Like an Inchworm
Thursday April 05, 2012 @07:35AM MIT Wants You To Print Your Own Paper Robots
Monday March 26, 2012 @12:42PM Red Wine and the Secret of Superconductivity
Friday March 16, 2012 @06:30PM Changing the Texture of Plastics On Demand
Thursday March 15, 2012 @08:48AM US, EU, Japan Complain To WTO Over China's Rare Earth Ban
Thursday March 01, 2012 @10:33AM Flesh-eating Bacteria Inspires Highly Selective Instant Adhesive
Thursday February 23, 2012 @01:17PM Where Next-Generation Rare Earth Metals May Come From
Tuesday February 14, 2012 @09:06PM A Paper Alloy To Replace Plastic Cases
Saturday February 11, 2012 @02:07PM Scientists Print Cheap RFID Tags On Paper
Friday February 10, 2012 @06:32PM Smart Camera Tells Tobacco From Marijuana
Tuesday February 07, 2012 @09:46AM 83-Year-Old Woman Gets New 3D-Printed Titanium Jaw
Tuesday February 07, 2012 @09:03AM Nascent Graphene Institute Makes Steps Toward Transistors
Thursday October 13, 2011 @11:57PM 3D Printer For Your Kids
Tuesday October 19, 2010 @08:56PM Degraded Electrodes Observed In Aging Batteries
Tuesday July 27, 2010 @04:19PM Possible Room Temperature Superconductor Achieved
Monday July 05, 2010 @02:35AM New Material Can Store Vast Amounts of Energy
Friday April 09, 2010 @09:04AM 3-D Printer Creates Buildings From Dust and Glue
Sunday March 07, 2010 @04:36PM New "Hairy" Material Is Almost Perfectly Hydrophobic

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