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Credit: (Image courtesy of Ahmad Rafsanjani/Harvard SEAS) Origami-inspired materials use folds in materials to embed powerful functionality. However, all that folding can be pretty labor intensive. N..
Wearable electronics are here -- the most prominent versions are sold in the form of watches or sports bands. But soon, more comfortable products could become available in softer materials made in par..
Lithium-ion batteries have become essential in everyday technology. But these power sources can explode under certain circumstances and are not ideal for grid-scale energy storage. Sodium-ion batterie..
The gene-editing tool called CRISPR that can quickly and cleanly remove specific pieces of DNA has revolutionized biotechnology. Many researchers believe the technique could end thousands of ailments...