Ever experienced the frustration of trying to shake the last drop of shampoo out of the bottle? Ohio State University researchers have invented a bio-inspired texture that makes it easier to empty your shampoo bottle.
New eco-friendly construction materials called BioSIPs were developed by a University of Colorado Denver professor and former graduate student. The two were recently awarded a patent for their design.
Squid are known as masters of disguise, and now their unique abilities are inspiring new camouflaging materials, according to a recent study.
Spider silk has long been admired for its graceful, yet steel-like structure, and as researchers study this material more in depth, it is inspiring industries to develop new, stronger materials themselves.
Scientists are turning to nature for inspiration for robotic materials that can think, according to new research.
Parents would do practically anything for their children, and what better way to show their love and support than showering them with gifts? Well, think twice before breaking out your wallet, because new research shows that kids used to getting little rewards grow up to be more materialistic as adults.