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Biocomposite packs a punch for mantis shrimp

Researchers have created a novel shear-thinning gel that can be injected into the body to lift up colon polyps so they can be easily removed.

direct laser writing approach can print such shape-changing 3D polymer micromachines in a single step

Mimicking mussel materials

Artificial proteins can self-assemble on a crystal surface by matching the pattern of amino acids in the protein with the atoms of the crystal.

X-ray analysis of sintering bioactive glass particles reveals process and opens door tailored scaffolds for bone repair

new proactive risk governance system can keep pace with development and should lead to safer nanomaterials, products, and processes

Researchers have developed a novel ink for 3D printing, based on a nanocellulose gel, that can mimic the unique ‘ultrastructure’ of wood.

Researchers have developed 3D-printed mesh materials whose flexibility and toughness can be tuned to emulate and support softer bodily tissues.

flexible capacitors made from layers of polyester coated with graphene and hexagonal boron nitride inks could form basis of washable wearable electronics

ion trap based on the nanofibrous structure of cellulose converts low-grade heat into useful electricity

Biomimicry of polar bear hairs offers synthetic heat insulating material

Engineers have uncovered how the structure of the mantis shrimp's tail appendage allows it to deliver and receive powerful blows without damage.

Biologically inspired fabrics represent a novel class of materials with uniquely engineereable properties.

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