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Smart glue from soybean oil and pine

A plant-based adhesive can repair itself if damaged and could be more green than conventional glues

A new method for the solid-state thermal processing of silk allows the biopolymer to be molded directly into bulk parts with tunable properties.

Neutron scattering experiments have helped to optimize a novel zeolite catalyst that can convert biomass into fuel sources with a high efficiency.

More durable materials from 3D printing of polymers

Lab-grown mini-tumours with a network of functioning blood vessels will assist understanding of cancer and drug testing

drug-loaded silica nanoparticles target the blood vessels that supply tumors with oxygen and nutrients to ‘starve’ cancer cells

Researchers test a sampling of synthetic, biocompatible hydrogels to see how tuning them influences the body’s inflammatory response.

German Research Foundation honours Dr. Baptiste Gault with Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Award

plastic waste in seawater breaks down and dissolves into organic molecules much more quickly than expected when exposed to sunlight

highly porous polymer foam that mimic bone marrow drives the differentiation of blood-forming stem cells

A combination of 3D printing and photo-controlled/living polymerization can produce objects that transform their shape in response to certain conditions.

Researchers have formulated design rules that guide how ribosomes can incorporate new kinds of monomers to produce synthetic polymers.

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