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Polymers and soft materials

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Lowering the power of OLEDs

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By understanding the precise sequence of charged monomers, researchers can predict the behavior of disordered strands of proteins and polymers.

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By incorporating liquid metal droplets into an elastomer, researchers have created a highly stretchable, soft, multi-functional composite.

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Scientists have discovered that the elasticity of gels arises from the packing of clusters of particles, dubbed locally glassy clusters, in the gels.

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Researchers have developed a liquid mold from droplets that they can manipulate with magnets for creating lenses in various shapes and sizes.

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Scientists have found that, in solutions of linear and ring polymers, the linear molecules thread themselves through the ring molecules when stressed.

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A nanocomposite that combines polymer nanofibers and boron nitride nanosheets could make a superior dielectric material for flexible electronics.

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penguin feathers and polar bear fur hold the key for designing effective thermal insulating materials

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Inks made from 2D materials like graphene can be coated onto a polyester fabric in a simple dyeing process to produce electronic components.

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hierarchical structure of horse's hoof inspires energy-absorbing, impact-resistant materials

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Materials Today Interview with Prof Philip Demokritou from Harvard University about nanomaterial toxicology.

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