Printing electronic circuits on a flower never looked so appealing.
Learning from the best.
This might help us clamp down on plastic pollution.
Tomorrow's windows might be made from wood -- transparent, energy-storing wood.
The technology is compatible with existing 3D printers.
We rarely think about it, but knitting is an incredibly complex phenomenon -- one that researchers are trying to use to design better materials.
I do like cleaner seas.
Graphene, more like gra-fine, right guys?
"The reason we call it metallic wood is not just its density, which is about that of wood, but its cellular nature," says lead author James Pikul.
Talk about a surprising change!
"We believe that these structures could serve as inspiration for an interlocking one-directional adhesive or a material with directionally tailored permeability," the team said.
One cannot overstate the potential impact on materials and engineering, researchers say.
A way to create a piece of Mars here on Earth -- kind of.
Smart clothes -- not watches -- are the future of wearables.
The discovery paves the way for advanced materials that have the same functionality as living organisms.
They say nothing lasts forever -- but that's not really true.