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Biomaterials news, August 2017

Color-shifting electronic skin for wearables, prosthetics.

Bioactive origami with "tissue" paper

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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Naturally occurring fatty acids that cover insect wings can be used to form ‘mechanobactericidal’ coating.

Researchers have developed supramolecular materials that spontaneously assemble themselves and then disintegrate after use.

Nanofibrous, conductive polymer structure mimics the properties of natural extracellular matrix to support regeneration of heart tissue.

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