University of Illinois

Multistep self-assembly opens door to new reconfigurable materials

Observing how nonuniform synthetic particles assemble, engineers at the University of Illinois were surprised to know that it happens in multiples phases. Scientists observed the...

Scientists hack plant photosynthesis to boost crop yields by 40%

Photosynthesis is a process in which plants convert light energy into chemical energy, is not a wholly efficient process. A key stage in the photosynthesis process...