“Jailbreaking” your smartphone is one thing—but what if you could jailbreak nature itself?
Light-responsive substances are all the rage; find out how one research group invented a new class of photomechanical materials.
As infectious bacteria get more sophisticated in their survival strategies, it’s time our countermeasures did too.
Researchers have combined biological with inorganic nanoparticles to introduce a new flexible electronic ink using cooperative “buckling” effects.
Water is one of life’s most essential substances; here, we look at some methods researchers are using to control the properties of water under extreme conditions.