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Composites news, November 2018

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.

By combining epoxy with graphene foam, scientists have produced a stiff, conductive composite material for electronic applications.

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

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

Varying the spacing between twin boundaries can dramatically improve a metal's strength and the extent to which it strengthens when deformed.

A novel technique can produce films made from carbon nanotubes and a 2D material called MXene that can block electromagnetic interference.

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

Set lasers to "cure" for Spot-welding of composites

A novel ceramic-metal composite that can handle high heat and pressure makes an effective material for producing solar power heat exchangers.

Electronic skin that heals itself after damage just like human skin could now be possible, according to new research.

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