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‘bio’ yarn made from human cells can be braided, knitted, or woven into medical devices or scaffolds that don't elicit an immune reaction

Researchers have shown how different temperatures can be used to create different products from biohydrogels depending on their intended application.

By combining a conducting polymer, rubber and an ionic liquid, researchers have produced a conducting, flexible organic composite.

Researchers have created a new rubber-like material based on plexiglass that could act as a replacement for human tissue in medical procedures.

Utilizing 'hybrid data', a new analytical technique can improve the estimation of mechanical properties of metallic materials from indention tests.

Ni-rich cathodes used in EV Li-ion batteries show improved performance stability when doped with boron

easy way to make large, freestanding, thin sheets of metallic materials could open up novel applications in catalysis, flexible electronics, soft robotics

A fabric made using salts could be used to gather drinking water from the atmosphere

Nanosensors powered by a stream of bubbles can seek out explosives and related hazards in only a few minutes

3D supercapacitors knitted from cotton or nylon yarn coated with a novel conductive material could power smart textiles

Researchers have found that adhesives can be made tougher by adding sacrificial bonds that are easily broken.

Prof. Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser is using an Agents of Change grant to empower women in academia

Researchers have developed a novel electron microscopy method for testing microscopic aeronautical materials at ultra-high temperatures.

Researchers have used small molecules that fluoresce after the impact of mechanical force to detect damage in fiber-reinforced polymers.

green membranes based on natural materials surpass state-of-the-art membranes for desalination, cleaning up wastewater, and purifying organic solvents

thin nanostructured films of gold and nickel boost performance of direct methanol fuel cells

A new bendable supercapacitor made from graphene can charge quickly and safely store a record-high level of energy for use over a long period.

Perovskite films tend to crack easily, but scientists have now found that those cracks are easily healed with some compression or a little bit of heat.

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