Alexandra Goho's Articles
- NewsAn implantable glucose sensor based on carbon nanotubes could allow patients with diabetes to monitor their blood sugar levels without the need for daily pinprick tests.
- FeatureFrom ultrahigh-performance concrete that bends like metal to concrete blocks that transmit light, scientists are pushing the physical and architectural limits of this ubiquitous construction material.
- NewsAn antifouling coating inspired by the sticky adhesive secreted by mussels could protect future medical implants from failure.
- NewsSixteenth-century Venetian painters mixed glassy materials with their paints to expand their palettes and enhance the vibrancy of their colors.
- NewsA polymer scaffold that mimics the environment in which natural bone grows provides stem cells with the right cues to lay down new bone.
- NewsScientists have created a material that stores bits of data in the soccer ball-shaped carbon molecules known as buckyballs.
- NewsMaterials scientists have created fabrics that can both detect light and conduct electricity.
- NewsBritish chemists have found that a white material inside a small tin canister excavated from a 2000-year-old Roman temple is an ancient cosmetic face cream.
- NewsStacks of sheets of light-emitting organic molecules that assemble into nanoscale structures could be more efficient and luminescent than existing display materials based on organic substances.
- NewsTransparent transistors deposited on flexible sheets of plastic could find their way into computer displays embedded in car windshields and other curved surfaces.