Instead of adding to landfill waste, devices could be dipped in water to make them disappear.
Mending cuts, growing bones and delivering drugs are just some uses of this cutting-edge technology.
A thin layer of silk and gold can detect small chemical changes in food and when scanned with your phone, will let you know if you should consume or toss.
Italy's Ucciardone prison had a reputation for being more of a five-star hotel than a lockup for criminals, but a new policy calls for a shutdown of their extravagant prison lifestyles, starting with designer label suits.
Changing a silkworms diet can produce radical fabrics which extend the scope of what the natural world can produce.
Researchers have developed a material that could be useful in biomedical and defense applications.