Polymers and soft materials news, September 2014

Folding up DNA into nanostructures.

Industrial synthesis of a material harder than diamond

Researchers have developed anew method for the synthesis of an ultrahard material that exceeds diamond in hardness.

Raising the profile and supporting the efforts of materials science research.

Scientists, have tapped oil and water to create scaffolds of self-assembling, synthetic proteins called peptoid nanosheets.

Jack Lemons has been awarded the highly acclaimed international 2015 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal Award.

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