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Materials chemistry news, November 2020

Researchers have developed a new way of making strong, supple composite polymers that closely mimic materials found in the natural world.

Improving bioelectronics with Nafion films

Bio-based, luminescent, water-resistant wood film for lighting

Environmentally friendly use of mussel shell waste with interesting properties

Researchers have developed a quick and easy method for assessing new compositions of perovskite materials for use in solar cells.

framework evaluates how a single nanowire grows and effects of different growth factors

Anti-reflective coatings inspired by the biostructure of moth eyes

By adding a sidechain and dopant to spherical carbon molecules, researchers have developed an efficient organic thermoelectric material.

Researchers have shown they can synthesize nanographene by removing hydrogen from organic molecules with an atomic force microscope.

By coating self-assembled DNA structures with silica, researchers were able to use them as scaffolds for the construction of 3D nano-superconductors.

novel approach based on chemical vapor deposition produces forests of nanotubes 14 cm long

Researchers have developed a lead-free magnetic double perovskite, which raises the possibility of coupling spintronics with optoelectronics.

Researchers have developed a biomaterial for treating wounds that reduces scar formation by triggering an adaptive immune response.

Scientists have discovered that treating the hard calcium carbonate in mussel shells with acetic acid turns it into a soft, spongey material.

Biomaterial approval opens citrate route to medical implants

Researchers have developed a new computational approach, based on Bayesian optimization, to accelerate the design of materials.

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Researchers have developed chemical scissors than can cut transition metal dichalcogenides into thin, catalytic nanoribbons for splitting water.

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