Thin layers of solid oxide protective coating for metals can deform as if they were liquid filling rust-caused cracks.
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Silver-coated copper nanowires could be used to embed fitness trackers and health monitors into shirts.
A researcher was able to optimize single-molecule detection using gold nanorods.
Physicists from MIT, Harvard University, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have produced what the call "a kagome metal" — an electrically conducting crystal, made from layers of iron and tin atoms, with each atomic layer […]
Harvard researchers combined cyanide and copper in an airtight quartz container and their findings are impressive.
MIT scientists describe fusion power as a potentially "inexhaustible and zero-carbon source of energy."
Researchers from Fudan University and the University of Science and Technology of China tried curing blindness using gold and titanium.
Some urban mining already takes place in the EU but it involves melting devices together in a furnace and removing the most valuable metals.
Their main function would be to move through collapsing, rubble-strewn tunnels at mine sites to map them and analyze pollutants in groundwater.
An Italian professor at the Politecnico di Milano says that there could be an iron throne right below the apex of the Pyramid of Cheops, located in Giza.
Japanese scientists want to determine the needed components to design batteries with less volatility and flammability.
The colour properties of prehistoric copper alloys have largely been understudied. Until now.
The researchers have discovered how different variations in detergent chemistry impact the amount of metal they can get.
Ames Lab scientists are working towards mastering graphene's assembly in combination with other materials.
The "32 T" is 3,000 times stronger than a small refrigerator magnet.
Gold nanorods are becoming more and more used in the production of security materials, as well as diagnostics, imaging, and cancer therapy equipment.
They say the mining industry is being asked to achieve thousands of years of natural soil development in under a decade.
Found during an excavation at Glenfield Park, Leicestershire, the collection is unprecedented in terms of the overall mix of findings.
University of Kentucky researchers used an environmentally-conscious and cost-effective process.
They are puzzled by the finding of 21 Islamic gold dinars at an abbey in eastern France.
The pigments were likely obtained as a byproduct of sulfurous ore smelting.
Russian scientists have developed a new generation of innovative fertilizers that, they say, are capable of increasing crop productivity by 25 per cent.
In order to store new quantum data that can be processed by quantum computers, scientists are exploring the possibilities that copper offers.
The devices are used to improve cybersecurity, GPS systems and the detection of toxic chemicals.
There is a strong correlation between the location of BIF caves and the presence of iron ores of global economic significance