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Why don’t tree frogs slip off wet leaves? The answer lies in their sticky toe pads, which are made up of a mixture of hard and soft materials.

A little warmth helps composites heal

Self-healing composite has good mechanical properties and can be produced by conventional processing tools.

Composite materials built from monolayers of graphene and a transition metal dichalcogenide can achieve fine electrical control over the spin of electrons.

Novel nanocomposite harnesses water flow and sunlight to break up organic pollutants.

New approach integrates liposomal technology with ‘smart’ hydrogels that are responsive to NIR light.

Novel filler for polymer composite used hollow glass microspheres and carbon fibers to bring unique combination of properties.

Silica nanopowder in a polymeric matrix makes fused silica glass amenable to modern 3D-printing methods.

Nanostructured graphene-niobia composite provides a framework for electron transport and tunable pores for the rapid movement of ions.

Scientists have developed new materials for splitting water to create hydrogen and splitting carbon dioxide to create carbon monoxide.

Fernando Torres recipient of 2017 Embracing Challenge award

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Expanding and straightening the molecular chains in plastics makes it easier for heat to pass through them.

A composite of a polymer and a 2D material can store energy at operating temperatures well above current commercial polymers.

The American Composites Manufacturers Association has announced the finalists for the Awards for Composites Excellence (ACE).

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