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German Research Foundation honours Dr. Baptiste Gault with Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Award

plastic waste in seawater breaks down and dissolves into organic molecules much more quickly than expected when exposed to sunlight

highly porous polymer foam that mimic bone marrow drives the differentiation of blood-forming stem cells

CNTs produced from CO2 using low-energy chemical processes drastically reduce emissions associated with construction materials

Scientists have developed a new approach for making metal-metal composites and porous metals with a ‘bicontinuous’ structure in thin films.

Perovskite for low-temperature ammonia production

Continuing research in the field of nanomaterials for energy storage will be critical for the widespread adoption of sustainable energy sources.

A combination of 3D printing and photo-controlled/living polymerization can produce objects that transform their shape in response to certain conditions.

'Designer substrates' produced by exposing silicon to phosphine gas offer a quick and inexpensive way to synthesize high quality 2D crystals.

Researchers have developed a novel polymer coating that dramatically reduces the amount of water needed to flush a conventional toilet.

New class of polymers brings cheaper grid batteries

Applying a thin layer of iron, vanadium, tungsten and aluminum to a silicon crystal produces a highly efficient thermoelectric material.

Metal structure that is so water repellent that it won’t sink even when damaged or punctured

Researchers have developed new organic-inorganic hybrid perovskite materials that don't contain lead and have a much improved stability.

Embedding electrical circuits inside 3D-printed plastics to improve electronic devices

Using computer-based simulations of atoms and molecules in solution, scientists have identified a general mechanism governing crystal growth.

By juggling four different chemical reactions in a single flask, researchers have combined four polymers to form a single multicrystalline substance.

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