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Polymers and soft materials news, April 2014

Chair for Lightweight Engineering and Polymer Technology appointed at Technische Universität Dresden

Dr. Hubert Jäger, head of SGL Group's R&D organisation, has been appointed to Chair of Lightweight Engineering and Polymer Technology and will take up his

Huntsman RTM system aids research into composite cryogenic storage of liquid hydrogen

A toughened epoxy resin system from Huntsman Advanced Materials is being used by the University of Bayreuth’s Department of Polymer Engineering, in an on-g

Scientists have mimicked these viral tactics to build the first DNA nanodevices that survive the body's immune defenses.

Plastic-magnetic sandwich bridges gap between data storage and transmission.

Scientists have turned to nature to develop a 3D vascular system that permits high-performance composite materials.

TenCate Advanced Composites and Performance Polymer Solutions Inc (P2SI) are partnering to develop and market high temperature prepreg materials to the aer

Synthetic collagen invented at Rice University may help wounds heal by directing the natural clotting of blood.

Researchers have discovered a new mechanism for using light to activate drug-delivering nanoparticles and other substances inside the body.

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