'Roses are red and violets are blue' – so says the old poem.
Fabrics containing flexible electronics are appearing in many novel products, such as clothes with in-built screens and solar panels. More impressively, these fabrics can act as electronic skins that can sense their surroundings ...
A NASA spacecraft is bound for a Fourth of July encounter with Jupiter in the latest quest to study how the largest planet in the solar system formed and evolved.
Engineers discover light can stamp out defects in semiconductors for better solar panels and LED bulbs
University of Utah materials science and engineering associate professor Mike Scarpulla wants to shed light on semiconductors—literally.
Wind turbines on Galapagos replace millions of liters of diesel since 2007, meet 30 percent of energy needs
A global renewable energy project on the Galapagos Islands—one of Earth's most fragile and important ecological treasures—has helped avoid many tanker loads worth of risky diesel fuel imports since 2007, reduced the archipelago's ...
The future of movies and manufacturing may be in 3-D, but electronics and photonics are going 2-D; specifically, two-dimensional semiconducting materials.
Mechanics know molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) as a useful lubricant in aircraft and motorcycle engines and in the CV and universal joints of trucks and automobiles. Rice University engineering researcher Isabell Thomann knows ...
Japan is abandoning a quarter-of-a-billion-dollar satellite it sent to study black holes, disappointed space scientists said Thursday, after spending a month trying to save it.
Researchers have taken the next step in the evolution of bacteria-powered energy.