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Silicone-based Polymers

No Assembly Required: Self-Assembling Silicone-Based Polymers

Scientists at Tokyo Tech, RIKEN and Tohoku University have developed a silicone polymer chain that can self-assemble into a 3D periodic structure. They achieved...
polymers

Polymers Offer a Better View

Improvements in how samples are prepared will add range and flexibility to a method that detects the location of selected molecules within a biological...
silicone polymer

No Assembly Required: Self-Assembling Silicone-Based Polymers

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology, RIKEN and Tohoku University have developed a silicone polymer chain that can self-assemble into a 3D periodic structure....
organic polymers

Enhancement of Piezoelectric Properties in Organic Polymers All in the Molecules

The inability to alter intrinsic piezoelectric behavior in organic polymers hampers their application in flexible, wearable and biocompatible devices, according to researchers at Penn...
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Toughening up Polymers

A*STAR researchers have toughened up polylactic acid while maintaining its elasticity by adding core-shell nanoparticles as a filler1. Polylactic acid (PLA) is a biodegradable and...
Bacteria-Fighting Polymers

Bacteria-Fighting Polymers Created with Light

New method developed at University of Warwick enables hundreds of polymers to be synthesised and tested for ability to kill superbugs Synthetic reproductions...
polymers

On-Demand Polymers May Yield Designer Materials

Researchers at Cornell are devising a method for creating new polymers in much the same way that a jewelry maker creates a beaded necklace...
beta-carotene

Nanospheres Based on Natural Polymers Allow Scientists to Improve Antioxidant Properties...

Beta-carotene is the most known and widespread form of provitamin A. It is a powerful antioxidant which protects cells from the harmful effect of...
polymers

Light-Controlled Polymers Can Switch Between Sturdy and Soft

MIT researchers have designed a polymer material that can change its structure in response to light, converting from a rigid substance to a softer...
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A Hard Look at Polymers in Cement Mix

Modelling how superplasticizers can reduce water proportions in cement mixtures may help develop more efficient superplasticizers, as well as enhance concrete performance, shows the...
Organic light-emitting diodes

Making Monitors Brighter: Researchers in Bayreuth Discover a Way to Control...

Polymers with a backbone: spatial structures determine the colour of light Polymers that are well-suited for use in organic light-emitting diodes play a central role in...
polymers

Making Rusty Polymers for Energy Storage

It’s called a nanoflower, but if you could brush your cheek against its microscopic petals, you would find them cool, hard and … rusty. Common...
Biological materials

Developing Polymers That Mimic Chameleon Skin

Biological materials have complex mechanical properties that are difficult to reproduce using synthetic materials. An international team of researchers, led by UNC-Chapel Hill chemist Sergei...
semiconducting copolymers

New Semiconducting Polymers with Record-Setting Electron Mobility for Future Devices

Semiconducting polymers have numerous potential applications in modern technological devices owing to their low cost, low weight, and flexibility. In particular, this type of...
polymers

Quantum Dots Display Promise for Polymers

Rice University scientists plan to employ the power of the sun to build functional synthetic polymers using photosensitive quantum dots — microscopic semiconducting particles — as a catalyst. The...
polymers

Printable, Colorful Camouflage with Polymers

In nature, colors can serve as a form of communication, but they can also hide animals and plants, camouflaging them from sight. Researchers now...
soft matter

Collective Disentanglement of Entangled Polymers

What do silk threads, plastics and DNA have in common? They are all made up of polymeric constituents and are representative of what scientists...
molecular chain

UChicago Scientists Craft World’s Tiniest Interlinking Chains

For decades, scientists have been trying to make a true molecular chain: a repeated set of tiny rings interlocked together. In a study in...
polymers

Taming Charybdis: Controlling a Vortex Using Polymers

A vortex in the atmosphere can churn with enough power to create a typhoon. But more subtle vortices form constantly in nature. Many of...
polymers

UMass Amherst Researcher Makes New Bioinspired Polymers Using Electrostatic Force

University of Massachusetts Amherst chemical engineer Sarah L. Perry, working with a colleague at the University of Illinois, is creating new bioinspired materials using...