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China’s new stealth fighter uses powerful materials with geometry not found in nature
Metamaterials can make the J-20 an extra stealthy electromagnetic force.
A New Material Can Fold And Build Itself
The future holds self-deploying structures
Device Could Harvest Wasted Energy From Wi-Fi, Satellite Signals
It converts stray microwaves into electricity.
Shapeshifting Metamaterial Could Revolutionize How We Treat Wounds
"When a drug can flow into a cavity then conform to the shape of the cavity and stay there, it offers unprecedented opportunities [in the] delivery of drugs."
The First ‘Perfect’ Invisibility Cloak Completely Conceals Objects (From Microwaves)
It's not quite the visible-spectrum breakthrough we're waiting for, but invisibility science has hit a theoretical high point.
New ‘Mechanical Metamaterial’ Expands When You Compress It, Shrinks When You Stretch It
It's 'opposite day' for metamaterials
‘Nanofishnet’ Could Be the First Metamaterial to Impossibly Bend Light in the Visible Spectrum
Metamaterials hold the elusive promise of the true invisibility cloak, one that bends light right around objects to make them...
The World’s First 3-D, Free-Standing Invisibility Cloak Conceals from All Angles
In microwaves, that is
Metamaterials Can Exert a Whole New Kind of Force
Similar to the mysterious clinging ability of geckoes
The Newest Revolutions in Metamaterials Bring Invisibility Within Reach
The science of stealth has long been a matter of fading into already obscure environments—the night sky, say, or the...