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Polymers and soft materials

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Sheikhi and colleagues propose a novel micromanufacturing method to produce injectable microporous GelMA made up of annealable microbeads.

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Scientists have dramatically improved the response of graphene to light by self-assembling a mesh of polymer nanowires that conduct electricity.

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Congratulations to Prof M Stanley Whittingham.

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By incorporating a network of elastic additives, chemical engineers have increased the flexibility of a conventional organic photovoltaic material.

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Scientists have adapted a cryogenic electron microscopy imaging technique to obtain an image of atomic-scale structure in a synthetic polymer.

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A new charge-storing system made from porous conducting polymer films on densely-twisted yarns can be easily integrated into clothing.

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Using a phase-change material, engineers have developed a novel film for the windows in buildings that can reject 70% of the sun's incoming heat.

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A MOF modified with an iron peroxide compound can separate ethylene from ethane while consuming far less energy than existing techniques.

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Researchers have used a mussel-inspired polymer to produce graphene-based liquid crystalline fibers with impressive mechanical and electrical properties.

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3D printing of complex origami assemblages for reconfigurable structures

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

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