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Polymers and soft materials

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Professor Cyrille Boyer was awarded two awards at MACRO2018 in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of polymer science.

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By mixing and matching different materials, researchers have created a window coating that can prevent excessive heating and generate electricity.

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Researchers have discovered that entangled, long-chain polymers in solutions relax at two different rates after processing.

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Using a novel coating process, scientists have been able to develop a highly effective water-repellent coating based on a short-chain polymer.

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Elsevier's extended Materials Today family also delivered very strong results.

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3D-printing provides fast, continuous means of producing nerve guidance conduits (NGCs) to help treat peripheral nervous systems injuries.

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Using a novel two-step synthesis process, researchers have produced organic polymers with crystalline, two-dimensional structures.

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A new hybrid conductive material comprising liquid metal embedded in an elastic polymer can be bent and stretched at will.

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A novel composite made of hydrogel and a 2D material can conduct electricity, stretch by more than 3400%, self-heal and adhere to many surfaces.

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