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Naturally occurring fatty acids that cover insect wings can be used to form ‘mechanobactericidal’ coating.

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A new super-strong ‘tough adhesive’ is biocompatible and binds firmly to biological tissues even when they're wet.

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Under certain conditions, the magnetic properties of a material can predict the relationship between its elasticity and temperature.

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Researchers have developed supramolecular materials that spontaneously assemble themselves and then disintegrate after use.

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Scientists have developed a way to coat a hydrogel onto elastomer-based medical devices to provide a softer, more slippery exterior.

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Nanofibrous, conductive polymer structure mimics the properties of natural extracellular matrix to support regeneration of heart tissue.

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Reducing oxygen in some nanocrystalline alloys may improve their strength and durability at elevated temperatures.

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Spider silk shown to resist twisting forces by yielding when twisted, helping to dissipate energy.

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Submissions are being accepted for the 2018 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Researchers in Developing Countries.

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