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Materials chemistry news, January 2019

Researchers have created 3D-printed, flexible mesh structures made of silicone that can be controlled with applied magnetic fields.

A new method called thermal scanning probe lithography outperforms standard methods for fabricating metal electrodes on 2D semiconductors.

Researchers have developed a process for growing graphene nanoribbons in both armchair and zig-zag configurations on the same wafer.

Researchers have developed methods for 3D printing piezoelectric materials that can convert stress from any direction into electrical energy.

clusters of gold nanoparticles promise a new way of treating the debilitating neurodegenerative condition Parkinson’s disease

Guided by theoretical calculations, researchers have discovered a new class of promising thermoelectric materials.

Textile researchers have found a simple process for coating silk with ZnO

Using a new theory called stress localization, scientists have created a durable silicone polymer coating capable of repelling ice from any surface.

Structures made from stimuli-responsive materials can determine which of multiple possible actions to take in response to their environment.

New generation holograms hard to counterfeit

Nanoparticles made from cellulose acetate are promising candidate for medical imaging applications

Researchers have found a way to perform 'double doping' in organic, polymer-based semiconductors, enhancing their conductivity.

A new 3D printing method, which involves lifting complex shapes from a vat of liquid, is up to 100 times faster than conventional 3D printing processes.

Research could improve layered materials and predict earthquakes

Researchers have shown that a damage-resistant rechargeable zinc battery with a cartilage-like solid electrolyte makes an effective 'structural battery'.

Scientists have developed and analyzed a novel catalyst that can produce a useful biochemical from plant-derived material.

Man-made materials communicate with different cells to promote process of tissue repair

A flexible crystalline porous material composed of metal ions and small peptide molecules can change its structure in response to its environment.

Molecules termed traction force-activated payloads can help to produce materials able to talk to the body's natural repair systems to drive healing.

small doses of gold nanoparticles can be broken down by aquatic plants over a period of months

Yolk@Shell SiOx/C microspheres with semi-graphitic carbon coating on the exterior and interior surfaces for durable lithium storage

Using embedded liquid crystals, scientists have created a shape-shifting polymer material that can morph from one sophisticated form to another.

A composite made of lignin, nylon and carbon fiber possesses just the right mix of viscosity when hot and strength when cool for 3D printing.

Disordered magnesium chromium oxide crystals just 5nm in size can make an effective cathode material for magnesium batteries.

Researchers have found that the density of intentionally introduced point defects in graphene electrodes is directly proportional to their sensitivity.

A new combinatorial library tool can rapidly test millions (even billions) of nanoparticles to determine which is best for a specific application.

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