The sense of smell opens up a new dimension of technology for humans to explore and harness for our health and well-being, as Chris Wilmer explains in this post about MOF-based e-noses.
Tina Nenoff of Sandia National Laboratories discusses how modeling tools are enabling more rapid synthesis and testing that are increasingly moving MOFs out of the lab and into society.
Materials are taking center stage in the microelectronics industry, according to a new story in C&EN. As microchips get smaller — with a drive to be thinner than 1 nanometer — innovation in materials technology is going to lead the way.
Access to clean water affects more than one-third of the world’s population annually. We need new solutions to ensure clean water for all people.
In a new video, Omar Farha of Northwestern University explains why researchers need to continue making new materials to solve the problems of tomorrow.
The path from an idea to market is rarely an easy one, particularly to make the leap from a piece of scientific research to a commercialized technology. Creating a high-value solution from a promising material sometimes feels like alchemy. But it does not have to be that way. By going back to workflow fundamentals – […]
This story was published in Forbes on August 12, 2018. American manufacturing is thriving, not dying. The Rust Belt still makes stuff – and a lot of it. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, real manufacturing output has nearly doubled in the past 30 years. The Rust Belt of the future is not just processed foods, […]