Self-healing phenomenon could reduce defects that rendered quasicrystals impractical.
Resurrecting quasicrystals: Findings could make an exotic material commercially viable
$2M to replace fossil fuels with solar power in fertilizer production
The new approach could enable farmers to produce ammonia on-site, and also reduce CO2 emissions from fertilizer production.
Machine learning links material composition and performance in catalysts
Understanding how to design better catalysts could enable sustainable energy tech and make everyday chemicals more environmentally friendly.
Solving the plastic shortage
New catalyst could stabilize supplies of one of the world’s most important plastics.
New protein engineering method could accelerate the discovery of COVID-19 therapeutics
The method could one day be used to develop nanobodies against other viruses and disease targets as well.
Nanoengineering integrates crystals that don’t usually get along
A team of computational and experimental engineers demonstrate a blueprint for building materials with new properties from nanocrystals .