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Researchers are rethinking the nature and potential of matter. From new metal mixes that form more efficient catalysts to bio-inspired super-black products, their work is driving advances in manufacturing, drug discovery and product design.

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Three researchers making a material difference.

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By bridging the gap between basic materials science and sustainable technologies, researchers at Seoul National University are realizing new paradigms in sustainable materials, solar-driven hydrogen production and carbon dioxide capture.

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Research at this Portuguese institute shows the amazing possibilities of a post-silicon electronics industry

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A carbon-free extraction technology is highly promising for producing commercially pure grade titanium metal

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A fast-growing institute associated with China’s prestigious Tsinghua University, the Institute of Materials Research has pursued research into fast and targeted new materials development.

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High-throughput experimentation and artificial intelligence are helping to identify new catalysts faster than ever before.

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A groundbreaking innovation platform — powered by artificial intelligence and big data but guided by human experts — promises to accelerate advances in rubber and tyre technology

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Control over the nanostructure of steel proved critical to JFE Steel’s efforts to produce lightweight and ultrastrong automobile components

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