The Tech Museum of Innovation spends $5 million for audiences to design life
A cracked cell phone screen could become a thing of the past
To repair, just add water
Check out the awesome and weird things we found inside
The material could create an infinite range of different colors and shapes.
A Jell-O-ey new solution to a major problem in materials science
A new crowd-sourced effort found 35,000 promising molecules that could make light, flexible solar power materials.
A water slide for worms, the glorious C. instagram, and more
So... how can we weaponize this?
A new kind of liquid-repelling coating sends any liquid bouncing, rolling, or wicking away.
Self-repairing computers! Electronic skin! Bat-wing planes! A look at the amazing stuff that's changing the world.
Sometimes, the best way to improve a new material is to beat the hell out of it.
Editor-in-chief Jacob Ward introduces the latest issue, which features cutting-edge materials science, a beginner's guide to space mining and more.
"We made carbon nanotubes that are blacker than anything else."
Spinning magnetic microspheres creates instant color changes and rewritable displays
Scientists forge the darkest matter ever created by humans
Awed at the pace of technological advances, a faction of geeky writers believes our world is about to change so radically that envisioning what comes next is nearly impossible.
Q&A; with Sen. George Allen (R-Va.)