Chemistry - Materials Science news

A bio patch that can regrow bone

Researchers at the University of Iowa have created a bio patch to regenerate missing or damaged bone by putting DNA into a nano-sized particle that delivers bone-producing instructions directly into cells.

Nov 07, 2013 5 / 5 (6) 0 | with audio podcast

Growing gallium nitride crystals

Gallium nitride (GaN) is an important material for the semiconductor industry. It features a wide band gap and high thermal conductivity at room temperature, which make it a good material for optoelectronic ...

Nov 07, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 0

New aluminum alloy stores hydrogen

We use aluminum to make planes lightweight, store sodas in recyclable containers, keep the walls of our homes energy efficient and ensure that the Thanksgiving turkey is cooked to perfection. Now, thanks ...

Nov 05, 2013 4.5 / 5 (12) 1 | with audio podcast