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Materials chemistry news, December 2013

Top 5 news stories of 2013

We round up the most popular news stories of 2013.

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A Duke research team has developed a better recipe for synthetic replacement cartilage in joints.

Researchers have found a catalyst that can quickly generate hydrogen from water using sunlight.

Clemson University investigated an application allowing the human body to regenerate its own tissue.

Researchers have combined cutting-edge experimental techniques and computer simulations to find out how water dissolves crystalline structures

Researchers have added to a family of engineered, high-tech materials called metal-organic frameworks (MOFs): the ability to conduct electricity.

New solutions for utilising fiber-based material in the textile process attract global interest.

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Researchers have employed the power of the sun to build functional synthetic polymers using photosensitive, semiconducting quantum dots as a catalyst.

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A team of chemists has developed a new method for synthesizing nanographenes by zipping up partially fused benzene molecules.

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Computer models show that the right mix of hydrogen bonds is critical for producing polymer and cement composites that are strong, tough and ductile.

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By combining two different types of silicone, researchers have been able to produce silicone parts with complex geometries by 3D printing.

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