Flexible Electronic Devices Experience Organic Growth

A Korean research team led by Prof. Soonmin Seo report a new method for preparing highly flexible, stretchable, and patchable organic electronic devices.

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DNA & RNA incorporation into organic electronics

New research from an American group shows the incorporation of DNA and RNA bases in organic light emitting diodes.

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Better insulin-cell producing transplants

Researchers develop a nanothin anti-inflammatory polymer material capable of decreasing immune responses involved in insulin-cell transplantation rejection.

Polymer coating protects pancreatic islet cells by deactivating inflammatory reactive oxygen (ROS) and nitrogen species (RNS).

Spectral concentration improves solar cell efficiency

A research consortium from the UK, Spain, France and Germany is using photonic crystals to improve silicon photovoltaic performance.

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Advanced Science – The New Elite?

Professor Geoff Ozin, University of Toronto, discusses the elite journal publishing landscape in his latest opinion piece.

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Resurrected batteries to stabilize power grid

A project involving three partners is connecting old batteries in Hamburg to form a large-scale storage system to keep the power grid stable.

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Advanced Optical Materials – January Issue Covers

Check out the articles highlighted on the covers of the first issue of Advanced Optical Materials for 2015.

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DSSC counter electrodes from domestic waste

Professor Manthiram’s group at the University of Texas at Austin develops a naturally derived carbonaceous material for use in dye-sensitized solar cells.

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Flexible Electronic Devices Experience Organic Growth

A Korean research team led by Prof. Soonmin Seo report a new method for preparing highly flexible, stretchable, and patchable organic electronic devices.

Targeted killing of tumor cells with cancer nanotherapeutics

Paolo Netti and co-workers have designed and characterized model tumor activated polystyrene nanoparticles (TAP-NPs) that release cytotoxic drugs.

Features

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Advanced Science – The New Elite?

Professor Geoff Ozin, University of Toronto, discusses the elite journal publishing landscape in his latest opinion piece.

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Book review: Hydrogels in Cell-Based Therapies

Professor Alexander Zelikin, Aarhus University reviews Hydrogels in Cell-Based Therapies from the RSC.

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Advanced Science – The New Elite?

Professor Geoff Ozin, University of Toronto, discusses the elite journal publishing landscape in his latest opinion piece.

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Artificial evolution for medical applications

2014 Karl Heinz Beckurts Award goes to Prof. Dr. Andreas Marx.

Video abstract: thermogelling polymers in medicine

Dr Loh Xian Jun discusses his review article on potential clinical applications for biodegrable thermogelling polymers.

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From Stem Cells to Nanotoxicology: Welcome to the World of Dr. David Tai Leong

David Tai Leong answers some questions about his world of nanobiology and new biomaterials.

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DSSC counter electrodes from domestic waste

Professor Manthiram’s group at the University of Texas at Austin develops a naturally derived carbonaceous material for use in dye-sensitized solar cells.

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Advanced Optical Materials Top 5 – Jan. 2015

This month’s top 5 most read articles from Advanced Optical Materials.

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Direct inkjet printing of composite thick films

Using a composite ink for direct inkjet printing of dielectric thick films offers new possibilities for the printing of dielectric components and devices.

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First alumina from Saudi bauxite

Ma’aden and Alcoa develop an industrial complex in Saudi Arabia to supply the Gulf region and international markets with primary aluminum, alumina and aluminum products.

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Liquid gold nanogels enhance radiation therapy

Gold nanoparticles embedded in biocompatible nanogels are used as markers for improved image-guided radiotherapy.

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Bioelectronics and the organic electrochemical transistor

Recent research in to the biological applications of the organic electrochemical transistor is reviewed in the Journal of Applied Polymer Science

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Peptide-based materials for nanomedicine

The first issue in Macromolecular Bioscience is a special issue on “Peptide-based Materials for Nanomedicine” guest-edited by Neil Cameron and Tim Deming.

Ductile materials for Arctic conditions

Ductile materials for Arctic conditions

The Norwegian company Sintef is testing materialsfor the production of oil and gas at Arctic temperatures between -40 and -60°.

Environmentally friendly flame protection

Environmentally friendly flame protection

Empa has developed an environmentally friendly, quickly applied coating for aircraft furniture.

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Auxetics could provide soft actuation for robotics

A new class of soft actuators based on the auxetic behavior of patterned cylindrical shells containing a layout of voids that can be designed to reversibly achieve flexural or twisting motion is presented.

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CIGS solar cells reach new record efficiency

ZSW Stuttgart, Germany, has recently presented CIGS solar cells with conversion efficiencies up to 21.7%.

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40 years of atomic layer deposition

40 years ago, Tuomo Suntola and his group demonstrated the growth of ZnS thin films in alternating, saturating gas-solid reactions, paving the way for ALD.

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Particles for Healthcare Applications

Researchers highlight the potential and current biological and biomedical applications of micro- and nanoparticle research.

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From Stem Cells to Nanotoxicology: Welcome to the World of Dr. David Tai Leong

David Tai Leong answers some questions about his world of nanobiology and new biomaterials.

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Smallest display chipset enables full HD projection

Texas Instruments launches small display chipset with high potential for third-party developers.

Linde launches retail hydrogen fueling station in the U.S.

Linde launches retail hydrogen fueling station in the U.S.

The North American subsidiary of the Linde Group, Linde LLC, has put its first retail hydrogen fueling station in the U.S. into operation.

ThyssenKrupp concludes offtake agreement with NioCorp

ThyssenKrupp concludes offtake agreement with NioCorp

ThyssenKrupp Metallurgical Products has expanded its product portfolio and concluded an offtake agreement for ferroniobium with NioCorp Developments Ltd.

Researchers found the recipe for degradable implants

Researchers find the recipe for degradable implants

Fraunhofer researchers have developed load bearing, biodegradable implants that are completely degraded in the body.

Improving the properties of recycled PVC

Researchers from Brazil have treated post-consumer PVC with SF 6 plasma to render its properties similar to those of virgin resin.