A. Paul et al. describe the various types of bioengineered materials and matrices, which in combination with stem cells, have shown promise in supporting the revival of injured cardiac tissues.
Available SiC fiber oxidation data are reviewed and oxidation rate constants, activation energies, and experimental procedures are compared.
This special section presents highlight from the collaborative research group “Adaptive surfaces for high temperature applications – the skin concept”.
A comprehensive updated review of auxetic materials, their types and properties, and applications.
Open channel, paper-based microfluidic devices allow for the localization, manipulation, and transport of high- and low- surface tension liquids.
The Mazzeo Research Group has designed soft motors by combining pneumatically-driven elastomeric structures with peristaltic motion.
Scientists from the University of Bayreuth produced a novel biobased raw material for a wide range of high-performance plastics
Design principles, and ways to manufacture them via additive manufacturing are studied, to achieve an amplification in mechanical properties of materials.
Different mechanisms for imparting conductivity to non-conductive polymeric biomaterials are discussed in a review by Patton et. al.
Equal Channel Angular Pressing is applied to commercial purity titanium to increase its ability to resist failure due to cyclic loads.