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Scientists discover two-dimensional magnet

The study proved that material chromium tri-chloride has magnetic properties in the mono-layer form, which may open up a world of potential applications possibly in the information technology industry.

Scientists develop new material that adapts to environment

Researchers, including those from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US, looked at a sea worm called Nereis virens in order to create a material, which has the ability to be flexible or rigid at convenience.

China develops material for spacecraft to withstand high temperatures

Zou Junfeng, a senior engineer at the Aerospace Institute of Advanced Materials and Processing Technology in Beijing, said the material, called aerogel, has been widely used in space missions by the United States, Russia and Europe.

Revealed: Black hole makes material wobble around it!

Revealed: Black hole makes material wobble around it!

The discovery solves a mystery that has eluded astronomers for more than 30 years, and will help scientists understand more about the behavior of matter very close to black holes.  

This shape-changing 'smart' material can heal itself – Watch!

This shape-changing 'smart' material can heal itself – Watch!

Researchers at the Washington State University (WSU) have developed a unique, multifunctional smart material that can change shape from heat or light and assemble and disassemble itself.

Material that can help develop new computing technologies developed!

Material that can help develop new computing technologies developed!

With potential applications involving data storage, memory and logic devices, magnetic charge ice could someday lead to smaller and more powerful computers or even play a role in quantum computing.

Forget glass, now transparent wood to brighten homes!

The researchers believe that the material, described in the journal Biomacromolecules, also could find application in solar cell windows.

New material could lead to water-proof surfaces

The hydrocarbon-based material may be a green replacement for costly, hazardous fluorocarbons commonly used for superhydrophobic applications.

New material could lead to water-proof surfaces

The hydrocarbon-based material may be a green replacement for costly, hazardous fluorocarbons commonly used for superhydrophobic applications.

New 'power paper' to store energy developed

New 'power paper' to store energy developed

The new cellulose-polymer material has set a new world record in simultaneous conductivity for ions and electrons, which explains its exceptional capacity for energy storage.

Light-based memory chip that permanently stores data

The new device uses the phase-change material -- the same as that used in rewritable CDs and DVDs -- to store data.

Scientists create near-frictionless diamond material

New study by a team of scientists has resulted in the development of a diamond-like carbon material that doesn’t wear.

New roll-on light-emitting material developed

Soon you could plaster your walls and ceilings with light-emitting paper - thanks to a new super material that can be produced from liquid solutions.