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Inspired by the natural adhesives of mussels and barnacles, researchers have developed their own natural adhesive from fibrous silk proteins.

Researchers have enhanced the strength of carbon fiber composites by simultaneously optimizing the orientation and thickness of the fibers.

A printing pattern often used in metal 3D printing to decrease residual stress, known as island scanning, can sometimes produce more stress.

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

Researchers have developed electrospun scaffolds made from extracellular matrix for promoting the regeneration of injured skeletal muscle.

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

ivory substitute can be printed into complex three-dimensional structures using additive manufacturing

Engineers are vaporizing metals within a magnetic field to direct the reassembly of the metal atoms into nanomaterials with predictable shapes.

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.

A hydrogel-based material that mimics the structure of the lobster's underbelly is able to withstand repeated stretches and strains without tearing.

novel way of aligning graphene oxide sheets creates filtration membranes with improved flux and selectivity

Using embedded enzymes, researchers have produced compostable plastics that break down within a few weeks on exposure to heat and water.

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