Polymers and soft materials news, August 2014

Recipients of the 2013 Acta Student Awards

The awardees selected from papers published in 2013 in the Acta Journals: Acta Materialia, Scripta Materialia, and Acta Biomaterialia are...

Scientists have turned the study of bacterial nanowires on its head, discovering that the key features in question are not pili, as previously believed.

Singapore-based journal records its highest impact factor of 18.432.

Bioengineers have created three-dimensional brain-like tissue that functions similar to tissue in the rat brain.

An outline of Marilyn Monroe's iconic face appeared on the clear, plastic film when a researcher fogs it with her breath.

Notable increases for Elsevier's materials science journals.

Researchers used a horse model to undertake an analysis of all the proteins and protein fragments present in healthy and injured tendons.

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