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The new polymer $20 now in circulation may look and feel fake, but it's designed to stop counterfeiting.
Long an obstacle to treating diseases like brain cancer, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's, the blood-brain barrier might soon be unlocked thanks to a medical physicist in Canada.
Researchers are using the geometry of paper folding to come up with futuristic antennas that can retract and compress.
Will the future bring self-healing car bumpers? Researchers create a type of plastic that can regenerate over cracks and holes.
Researchers at South Korea's KAIST university have developed a flexible thermoelectric generator that can convert body heat to power.
A brand new 3D printer has arrived on the scene with the biggest print bed of any consumer model -- large enough to print small pieces of furniture.
CEO Marco Astorri thinks his startup's plastic, derived from sugar beets, is environmentally better than ordinary plastic. In one form, it can conduct electricity, too, and auto supplier Magna's interest is piqued.
Thanks to a new-3D printing system developed by an Israeli couple, 3D-printed clothing that acts and feels like cloth could be on the way. First stop: disposable Reg Grundies for women.
Bug-sized robots created by Harvard can zip along at a speed of 37 centimetres per second.
Engineers at Duke University have used 3D printing to create an object that can shield against detection from microwave beams.