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Biochemical signals prompt self-configuring nanomaterials

Nanomaterials with electrical connections triggered by biochemical signals.

Outstripping spider silk with cellulose.

The Acta Journals are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2018 Outstanding Reviewer awards for excellence in reviewing in 2017.

New sensing strategy enables biological targets to be tracked and imaged in vitro and in vivo with high spatial and temporal accuracy.

New soft, smart glucose detectors can by monitor glucose levels directly and in real-time in tears and sweat.

Scientists have developed nanomaterials that can self-assemble, reconfigure and disassemble in response to biochemical signals.

A synthetic foldamer that mimics DNA binds to proteins better than DNA.

Proteins could target specific cells with natural enzymes and drugs to treat disease.

Find out about the recipients of the 2018 Outstanding review awards from the Acta Journals.

Using caffeine as a catalyst, researchers have devised a way to create gummy, biocompatible gels that could be used for medical applications.

Combining bacterial cellulose with two common minerals offers an effective scaffolding material for repairing bones.

Polyurethane/black phosphorous composite is a biodegradable, remotely trigged shape memory polymer.

Find out about the winners of this year's Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids.

Free recipe could open field of biomimetic nanoparticles.

New biosensors could support personalized medicine – including in developing countries.

Wearable non-invasive sensors could allow continuous and convenient glucose-monitoring in diabetes.

Replacing single-use plastics with recyclable bio-plastics will stop the planet from drowning in waste.

A novel method for producing various albumin-based gels could allow them to be developed as implants for delivering drugs over extended periods.

Nanoparticle-decorated bioactive glass provides a scaffold for bone regrowth and the capacity for photothermal treatment to target tumor cells.

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