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Biomaterials news, November 2018

A novel biodegradable polymer that incorporates citrate can provide the extra energy that stem cells need to form new bone tissue.

A novel hydrogel that naturally adheres to soft tissue like cartilage and the meniscus can withstand mechanical stresses and extensive deformation.

A 3D printing technique can produce intricate structures from a novel, stiff material made from seaweed-derived alginate and graphene oxide.

A macroporous hydrogel made by combining gelatin microgels with an enzyme can allow the passage of cells through it to aid wound healing.

Find out the recipients of the 2018 Extreme Mechanics Letters Young Investigator Award.

Bacteria and graphene nanoribbons help generate electricity on a mushroom

Giant Panda's tooth enamel recovers its micro- and nano-structure and geometry to counteract the early stages of damage

Bone-forming and -resorbing cells prefer nanoparticles of specific size, surface charge, and composition

Sheikhi and colleagues propose a novel micromanufacturing method to produce injectable microporous GelMA made up of annealable microbeads.

New liquid-gated membrane filtration system improves wastewater processing

Moth fur is acoustic camouflage against bat echolation

Scientists have combined silk proteins with carbon nanotubes to produce a composite material for use in flexible electronics and biomedical devices.

An artificial protein made from ordered and disordered segments will form a solid scaffold in response to body heat, and seamlessly integrate into tissue.

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