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Mechanical properties news, June 2021

photonic composite based on biopolymers, silk proteins, and gold nanoparticles twists and bends in response to light

Researchers hope that carbon obtained from coffee grounds could build better and more sustainable batteries

Research into using structures called dendrimers to deliver photoactive materials into cancer cells could yield new approaches for therapy and diagnosis

shape-memory actuator based on nanometer-thick platinum films capped with titanium dioxide could enable low-power, electrically programmable microrobots

Researchers have created a sustainable polymer film by assembling plant proteins into materials that mimic spider silk on a molecular level.

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

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