Earlier this year, my washing machine broke. And when I say broke, I don’t mean it stopped working or made strange noises. I’m talking a burning electrical smell when I tried to run it. This was not completely unsurprising, though. My washer and dryer were pretty old and clearly toward […]

Imagine clothes that never get wet. Or perhaps a suit that can keep you cool in burning hot temperatures. I bet the latter sounds great right now, in the middle of this scorching summer! No, these aren’t fashion ideas lifted from the latest futuristic blockbuster hitting movie theaters. Materials scientists […]