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Characterization news, May 2019

penguin feathers and polar bear fur hold the key for designing effective thermal insulating materials

hierarchical structure of horse's hoof inspires energy-absorbing, impact-resistant materials

A new polymer coating for battery cathodes can improve the electronic and ionic conductivity of a battery while also improving its safety.

Scientists have discovered that applying strain to 2D materials such as doped-graphene could increase their critical superconducting temperature.

Scientists have discovered a new layered ferromagnetic semiconductor, a material that could find use in next-generation electronic technologies.

Studying mayonnaise when it spins can help characterize the interface between an elastic-plastic material and a light material under acceleration.

Scientists have developed a next-generation plastic that can be recycled again and again into new materials of any color, shape or form.

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By finding a way to untangle polymer chains, researchers have managed to produce thin polymer films that can conduct heat.

In Cooper pair insulators, pairs of electrons are held in check by repulsive interactions between them, not by any disorder in the atomic lattice.

Repeatedly stretching hydrogels in a water bath aligns their nanofibers, producing a strong, soft and hydrated material that resists breakdown or fatigue.

Bioglass nanoparticles containing strontium ions stimulate human-derived stem cells to differentiate into bone-forming cells

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