15 Sep 2020
Formation of New Alliance is Another Big Step in Materials Informatics
LG and Total become the latest major players to make a significant announcement for their materials informatics intentions.
5 Aug 2019
Bacteria-killing gel heals itself while healing you
Researchers have developed a novel new gel made entirely from bacteria-killing viruses. The anti-bacterial gel, which can be targeted to attack specific forms of bacteria, holds promise for numerous beneficial applications in medicine and environmental protection.
9 Apr 2019
MesoMat manufacture a stretchable conductive polymeric yarn for smart textiles to target the wearable, automotive, and composite industries. IDTechEx technology analyst Dr Richard Collins interviewed Paul Fowler and Sukhbir Kalirai (Co-founders).
19 Mar 2019
Keeping high-risk workers safer
Researchers have created a motion-powered, fireproof sensor that can track the movements of firefighters, steelworkers, miners and others who work in high-risk environments where they cannot always be seen.
10 Sep 2018
Access to 3D printing is changing the work in research labs
A small, black box could change the way scientists search for new antibiotics. The PFIbox's nine structural parts can be 3D printed in about a day, snap together in minutes, and cost about $200.
18 Aug 2016
Researchers resolve problem that has been holding back technology
Imagine an electronic newspaper that you could roll up and spill your coffee on, even as it updated itself before your eyes. It's an example of the technological revolution that has been waiting to happen, except for one major problem that, until now, scientists have not been able to resolve.
16 Apr 2015
Inkjet printer could produce tool to identify infectious disease
Consumers are one step closer to benefiting from packaging that could give simple text warnings when food is contaminated with deadly pathogens like E. coli and Salmonella, and patients could soon receive real-time diagnoses of infections such as C. difficile right in their doctors' offices, saving critical time and trips to the lab.
4 Nov 2013
Chrylsler Group to develop advanced electric and hybrid power trains
hrysler Group LLC has entered a 5-year, $18.2 million partnership with McMaster University, with funding support from the Canadian government, to develop next-generation, energy-efficient, high-performance electrified powertrains and powertrain components.
23 Jun 2008
Highlights of Photovoltaics beyond Conventional Silicon event
IDTechEx shed light on progress of technologies at Photovoltaics beyond Conventional Silicon conference held in Denver.
14 May 2008
The key to low-cost solar cells: Is it thinner than a human hair?
One of the biggest obstacles to widespread use of solar cells as a clean source of energy is cost.