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Crystalline clathrates templated with DNA.

A new computational method can map how molecules assemble and crystallize to form novel materials.

For work exploring boron doped diamond as a pH and chlorine sensor for water safety.

Lyotropic chromonic liquid crystals exhibit unexpected characteristics that could be harnessed for use in sensors.

Cutting edge research at the interface between physics and materials science.

By exposing the ceramic silicon nitride to high temperatures and pressures, scientists have managed to make it transparent.

Scientists have developed a one-step, crystal growth process for making ultra-thin layers of material with molecular-sized pores.

Wide-reaching analysis finds more women in research but physical sciences are lagging behind.

To celebrate the latest CiteScoreTracker value of 5.57, the Editor-in-Chief highlights three key articles.

A new a double perovskite nanofiber can be used as a highly efficient catalyst for oxygen evolution reactions in energy storage systems.

Water-based, biocompatible ink formulations of two-dimensional materials including graphene, MoS2, WS2, and hexagonal boron nitride.

Perovskite materials have optoelectronic properties promising for cheap, easy to make LEDs.

Metals with a gradient in grain size show increased overall strength while allowing ductile behavior to take place to avoid catastrophic failure.

Scientists have discovered that "layer-edge-states" are responsible for the high efficiencies seen with 2D layered hybrid perovskites.

Nanocrystalline doped ceramic oxide with zero-energy grain boundaries is as stable as bulk material.

Scientists have shown that DNA can control the assembly of bipyramidal gold nanoparticles into a complex crystal structure known as a clathrate.

The deadline is Monday 13 March 2017.

Colloidal spheres can self-assemble into diamond and pyrochlore crystal structures that form the basis for photonic crystals.

The deadline is Monday 13 March 2017.

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