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Polymers and soft materials

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Scientists have used graphene to help develop an opal-like crystalline material that could be the cornerstone of next generation smart sensors.

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Researchers have discovered that adding graphene to the carbon fiber production process can greatly increase the strengthen of the material.

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Researchers have combined big data and machine learning to selectively design gas-filtering polymer membranes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Researchers have developed a supercapacitor made from a polymer composite that is able to store and deliver electricity at high power rates.

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A novel textile coating based on polymer nanoparticles can not only repel liquids like blood and saliva but can also prevent viruses from adhering.

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A novel polymer compound embedded with bismuth trioxide particles holds tremendous promise as a lightweight radiation shielding material.

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By soaking up water from the air at night and then releasing it during the day, a novel polymer gel can reduce solar panel temperatures by 10°C.

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Designer membranes through machine learning

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biocompatible polymer scaffolds coated with carbon nanotubes could provide a vital foothold for regrowing cells

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