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A polysaccharide polyelectrolyte complex made from cellulose and chitosan could replace plastic barrier coatings in packaging.

Frictional, structural, and mechanical studies of hind leg femur-tibia joint of katydids reveals novel antifriction and antiwear properties.

A new study shows that animals spin silk by pulling rather than pushing it out of their bodies, which could improve the processing of synthetic materials.

Biomass used to make carbon microspheres for energy storage.

Polymer-coated gold nanocages loaded with active agents modulate telomerase activity.

Pathogen-mimicking nanocomplex tricks the body into launching immune response against tumors.

Dual-targeting nanoparticles simultaneously block immune-inhibitory molecules and activate immune-stimulating molecules.

Using a compound derived from seaweed, engineers have developed a technique for making 3D-printed biomaterials that can degrade on demand.

Cheap bundles of fibres could be used to clear up oil spills in the future.

Scientists have developed a way to convert fallen leaves into a porous carbon material for use as a supercapacitor electrode.

Fernando Torres recipient of 2017 Embracing Challenge award

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Color-shifting electronic skin for wearables, prosthetics.

Bioactive origami with "tissue" paper.

Understanding the design principles of dragonfly wings could help improve the design of artificial wings on micro-air vehicles.

A new material made from the biomolecule chitin and a copper metal-organic framework can inhibit the formation of bacterial biofilms.

Scientists have used a laser to turn the surface of pine wood into a form of graphene, potentially offering a way to produce biodegradable electronics.

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