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These Innovative Materials Will Redefine Our Future

The new book Transmaterial Next, by Blaine Brownell, catalogues remarkable innovations in material science, from the lightest substances ever made to self-assembling robotic cubes.

The new book Transmaterial Next, by Blaine Brownell, catalogues remarkable innovations in material science, from the lightest substances ever made to self-assembling robotic cubes.

Will Smart-Surface Technology Overtake Us?

Now that technology can be embedded into virtually anything—walls, floors, ceilings, even carpets—we’re just starting to sort out the implications.

Now that technology can be embedded into virtually anything—walls, floors, ceilings, even carpets— we’re just starting to sort out the implications.