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Biomaterials news, July 2017

Material with both flexibility and stiffness inspired by nature

Composite materials combining properties of both flexibility and stiffness.

Spider silk shown to resist twisting forces by yielding when twisted, helping to dissipate energy.

Submissions are being accepted for the 2018 OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early-Career Researchers in Developing Countries.

Find out who will receive one of the 2016 Acta student awards.

Scientists have developed a method for pulling super-stretchy and strong fibers with properties similar to spider silk out of a hydrogel.

A novel ‘sugar-coated’ nanomaterial can promote the growth of new bone, as well as other bodily tissues, with minimal use of growth factor.

Copper-containing mesoporous bioactive glass nanoparticles are versatile, multifunctional and can carry active agents to the site of bone damage

Mimicking useful properties of melanin-like materials.

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