The 35th APS took place on the Gold Coast, Queensland, from the 12th – 15th of July: three and a half days of talks from numerous areas of polymer science.
Researchers from Case Western Reserve University present an efficient non-viral gene delivery system for safe gene therapy to treat genetic eye disorders.
Precise synthesis of multi-armed and multi-component star-branched polymers was achieved using living anionic polymerization in a new iterative approach.
The last decades have witnessed a dramatic advance in organic syntheses from the viewpoint of environmental science and technology. In a review article, Professor Michinobu highlights a novel click reaction inspired by semiconducting polymer doping techniques.
A new chemotherapeutic strategy combining MHPMA copolymer-based drug formulations for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia is presented.
H. Tobita reveals that division of the zones in multi-zone reactors makes a significant difference in chain microstructure.
A new paper introduces a new fabrication method for fullerene-free organic solar cells to help address their limitations and improve production efficiency.
Polymeric prodrug micelles for delivery of a dithiolethione drug have been designed and synthesized from amphiphilic diblock copolymers.
Modification of surfaces by grafting polymer chains from surface-anchored initiators opens vast opportunities to engineer surface properties of materials.