University of California, Berkeley, researchers have discovered a new way to switch the polarization of nanomagnets, paving the way for high-density storage to move from hard disks onto integrated circuits.
MIT researchers uncover the secrets behind a marine creature's defensive armor—one that is exceptionally tough, yet optically clear.
Advancing graphene for post-silicon computer logic: Researchers pioneer new approach for graphene logic circuits
A team of researchers from the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have solved a problem that previously presented a serious hurdle for the use of graphene in electronic devices.
Study shows local seismic isolation and damping methods provide optimal protection for essential computing equipment
In experiments aimed at securing essential electronic equipment, a team of researchers led by earthquake engineer Claudia Marin-Artieda is seeking solutions for protecting computer servers, backup power units, and other high-tech ...
Scientists at Aalto University have measured the low but non-zero friction of droplets moving on slippery water-repellent surfaces.
Making materials to order: Fine-tuning mechanical, electrical, thermal, other properties of composites
A team of researchers at MIT has found a way to make complex composite materials whose attributes can be fine-tuned to give various desirable combinations of properties such as stiffness, strength, resistance to impacts and ...