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Polymers and soft materials news, October 2017

Researchers unlock key to nanocluster formation

'Thermodynamic stability’ theory says nanoclusters will only be stable if the core cohesive energy is balanced by the core-to-shell binding energy.

New approach integrates liposomal technology with ‘smart’ hydrogels that are responsive to NIR light.

Scaffold consisting of freeze-dried conductive PEDOT:PSS supports survival, growth, and differentiation of osteogenic precursor cells.

Using a coating of conductive polymer, scientists have come up with a new technique for creating electrically heated clothing such as gloves.

A new 2D film made of polymers and nanoparticles can direct two different non-mixing liquids into a variety of exotic architectures.

A polysaccharide polyelectrolyte complex made from cellulose and chitosan could replace plastic barrier coatings in packaging.

A novel fabric-like material electrode could help make batteries and supercapacitors faster and less susceptible to leaks or meltdowns.

Frictional, structural, and mechanical studies of hind leg femur-tibia joint of katydids reveals novel antifriction and antiwear properties.

Novel filler for polymer composite used hollow glass microspheres and carbon fibers to bring unique combination of properties.

Polymer-coated gold nanocages loaded with active agents modulate telomerase activity.

A polymer ink for 3D printing that expands after it solidifies can produce printable structures that spontaneously fold themselves up.

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