Graphene Reinforced Carbon Nanotube Networks for Strain Sensing Application

A wearable strain sensor is developed that could sensitively respond to cyclic small strain.

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Career Opportunities: Assistant Editor

Interested in a career in scientific publishing? Wiley-VCH’s Materials Science journals is looking for an Assistant Editor (f/m).

Microchips made of paper: Elvira Fortunato and Rodrigo Martins named European Inventor Award 2016 finalists

The European Patent Office (EPO) has named Elvira Fortunato and Rodrigo Martins as one of three finalist teams for the European Inventor Award 2016 in the category “Research”.

Integration of semiconducting sulfides for full-spectrum solar energy absorption and efficient charge separation

A Chinese research team has recently constructed a unique ternary sulfide heteronanorod through a colloidal chemical transformation strategy.

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A new ultralight magnesium alloy with a great promise for structural and biomedical applications

Developing increasingly lighter and stronger alloys for engineering applications is an ongoing – and never ending – endeavour of materials scientists.

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ACS COMP/Wiley Outstanding Undergraduate Research Poster Prize Winners

The ACS Division of Computers in Chemistry presented poster awards at the 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition.

Journal of Polymer Science Poster Prize at the 2016 APS March Meeting

Four outstanding young polymer scientists were awarded the 2016 Journal of Polymer Science poster prize for the Division of Polymer Physics (DPOLY) at the March American Physical Society (APS) meeting.

Macromolecular Journals Writing Competition: We have a Winner

In our Macromolecular Journals Writing Competition we asked PhD students and Post-Docs to send us a short news piece on papers from the Macromolecular Journals family highlighting exceptional research. Here we present the winner.

Ni3FeN Nanoparticles: An Efficient Overall Water Splitting Electrocatalyst

Chinese researchers have reported Ni3FeN nanoparticlessynthesized by thermal ammonolysis of ultrathin NiFe- layered double hydroxide (LDH) nanosheets.

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Book review: Bio-synthetic Hybrid Materials and Bionanoparticles

Bio-synthetic Hybrid Materials and Bionanoparticles, edited By Alexander Boker, and Patrick Van Rijn: book reviewed by Dr. Fabio Nudelman, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.