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Materials science may be the most important technology of the next decade. Here’s why:

July 16th, 2019 at 11:58 am » Comments Off

  Think of just about any major challenge we will face over the next decade and materials are at the center of it. To build a new clean energy future, we need more efficient solar panels, wind turbines and batteries. Manufacturers need new materials to create more advanced products. We also need to replace materials […]



Energy researchers break the catalytic speed limit

June 8th, 2019 at 10:36 am » Comments Off

  A new discovery by University of Minnesota and University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers could increase the speed and lower the cost of thousands of chemical processes used in developing fertilizers, foods, fuels, plastics, and more. A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota and University of Massachusetts Amherst has discovered new technology that […]



LG’s SnowWhite is like a Keurig for ice cream

March 18th, 2019 at 10:24 am » Comments Off

Or at least it might be. SXSW 2019 isn’t just about films, politicians, designers and social media founders. There are also gadgets here to check out. Enter LG’s SnowWhite, a concept machine designed to let you easily make ice cream at home. The SnowWhite is basically like a Keurig, featuring a pod-based system that allows […]



Ten recent low-tech inventions that have changed the world

March 2nd, 2019 at 12:48 pm » Comments Off

Photo of young people using Hippo Rollers Technologies don’t have to be cutting edge to make a profound difference in people’s lives.



No strings attached: This levitating lamp uses science to defy gravity

February 22nd, 2019 at 3:50 pm » Comments Off

Science-fiction author and futurist Arthur C. Clarke once observed that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. That certainly sums up the new Levia lamp, created by Italian designed studio Idea3Di. At first glance, the stylish lamp — which is mounted on a base made of either Carrara or Black Marquina marble — simply […]



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