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Researchers have created the material for a chemical heat 'battery' that can release its energy on demand.

Why don’t tree frogs slip off wet leaves? The answer lies in their sticky toe pads, which are made up of a mixture of hard and soft materials.

Strong regenerated silk fiber with biomedical applications.

Learning from sea creature spicules how to make cool glassy structures.

Oxygen-containing chemical species with biocidal properties are an alternative to conventional antibiotics, which are susceptible to resistance.

Synthetic microspheres with nanoscale holes that can absorb light at many frequencies have helped to reveal how leaf hoppers hide from predators.

By taking advantage of electrostatic charge, scientists have induced synthetic polymers to self-assemble in a defined sequence, just like proteins.

3D piezoelectric fibrous scaffold stimulate stem cell differentiation and tissue formation.

New elastomers at a stretch thanks to inspiration from nature.

Inspired by the polymeric threads used by marine mussels, scientists have developed an elastomeric polymer that is both flexible and strong.

Luminescent nanoprobe enables noninvasive, real-time imaging of inflammation-associated diseases.

How cephalopods control their texture influences new stretchable material.

Coating paper with gold nanoparticles produces a flexible supercapacitor that could be used to help power wearable devices.

Biodegradable and flexible optical fibres offer many advantages for medicine.

New approach integrates liposomal technology with ‘smart’ hydrogels that are responsive to NIR light.

Scaffold consisting of freeze-dried conductive PEDOT:PSS supports survival, growth, and differentiation of osteogenic precursor cells.

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