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Materials chemistry news, May 2021

Researchers have produced strong and flexible 3D-printable gels by merging micro- and nano-sized networks of alginate from seaweed.

By utilizing 'frontal polymerization', researchers have shortened the manufacturing process for vascular materials from two days to two minutes.

earth-abundant molten salt, based on seawater-derived sodium chloride, is stable enough to be used for solar thermal energy storage

By combining a protein-like molecule with a silicate-based nanocluster, researchers have created a new class of progammable 2D nanocrystals.

Researchers have developed a novel multilayer, multimaterial lithium-metal battery that can control and contain the growth of lithium dendrites.

A novel alloy of gallium and iron is more effective and cheaper than other 'magnetostrictive' materials, potentially leading to more efficient computing.

Innovative process permanently stores plant-captured CO2 as silicon carbide

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drug-loaded piezoelectric polymer nanoparticles deliver double blow to brain tumors

Innovative way to reduce the band gap in cheaper and non-toxic tin-based oxide semiconductors

New way to arrange 2D nanosheets into a 3D configuration to produce new materials

Inspired by chameleon skin, researchers have developed core-shell hydrogels that change color in response to the vapors released by spoiled fish.

A novel 'molecular glue' can keep a key interface inside perovskite solar cells from degrading, thereby improving their long-term reliability.

Researchers have developed an alternative leather-like material from silk, which can be printed into different patterns and textures.

Researchers have made their transparent wood more sustainable by replacing fossil-based polymer fillers with versions made from orange peel.

Researchers have developed a way to finely tune the mechanical properties of a scaffolding material so it can support the growth of various tissues.

Implantable nanoparticle sensor shows concentration changes of substances in the blood

By eliminating the anode and reducing the water content of the electrolyte, researchers have developed a stable, highly efficient sodium-ion battery.

Using extremely high pressures, researchers have managed to produce a novel 2D material composed of nitrogen and beryllium atoms, termed beryllonitrene.

A novel material made up of layers of different oxides, termed a gradient ENZ material, can beam thermal radiation at specific angles.

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