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Biomaterials news, September 2015

Scientists have used imperfections running through liquid crystals as a template for the synthesis of novel materials.

Environmental impact of green composites based on nanocellulose-reinforced epoxy composites.

A novel method for combining proteins and synthetic polymers could produce biomaterials with unprecedented properties.

Understanding the behavior of silicon nitride could lead to better performance devices for orthopedics.

new light-sensitive, plant–human hybrid protein molecule could help memory

Scientists have developed coated silica nanoparticles for treating sensitive teeth.

Elsevier celebrate Kris Matyjaszewski’s 65th Birthday with a Special Issue of polymer on Macromolecular Engineering dedicated to him.

A newly developed polymer material can emit light of different colors in response to a wide variety of external conditions.

Scientists have created the first synthetic structure made of both protein and DNA.

A team of chemical engineers have developed bioactive titania scaffolds that encourage bone tissue to regenerate, speeding up the healing process.

A single drop of water can repair tears in a novel biopolymer derived from the suckers on squid tentacles.

The UK EPSRC has awarded a £5.4 million grant for research into new advanced biomaterials in healthcare.

Engineers have created a biocompatible scaffold that allows sheets of beating heart cells to snap together just like velcro.

Polymer scaffolding has allowed scientists to see how plant cells behave and interact with each other in a 3D environment.

Scientists in the US have taken advantage of a sponge-like gel called a ‘cryogel’ to produce a novel type of cancer vaccine.

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