Polymers and soft materials news, November 2021

Researchers have improved the selectivity of a copper catalyst for converting carbon dioxide by using ionomers to alter the surrounding environment.

core-shell polymer nanoparticles triggered by near infrared (NIR) light combine photodynamic and immuno-therapy to treat tumors

3D personalized polymer scaffolds with precise texture, shape, and size encourage aligned growth of neurons for neural tissue engineering and repair

Researchers have developed a novel electrochemical method for recovering cobalt and nickel from lithium-ion battery electrodes.

Researchers have developed a new type of carbon-fiber-reinforced composite that is strong and light but can be repeatedly healed with heat.

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Researchers have developed a printable, flexible LED by embedding inorganic perovskite crystals in an organic, polymer matrix.

By combining copper with cellulose nanofibrils from wood, researchers have developed a flexible ion conductor for solid-state batteries.

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