Thermosensitive magnetomicelles – a closer look at antitumor pro-drug delivery

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Cisplatin pro-drug delivery via thermosensitive magnetomicelles is visualized at the interface between nanomaterials and living systems with sub-100 nm resolution

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Flexible probes for spinal cord integration

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An MIT research group has developed highly flexible fiber probes for observation and stimulation of spinal cord activity.

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Efficient Electron Transport in a Semiconducting Copolymer

Charge transport in a naphthalenediimide based semiconducting copolymer

Hopping of localized, intrachain polarons leads to high charge carrier mobilities in a donor acceptor type conjugated copolymer.

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Journal of Polymer Science Innovation Award Presented to Brent Sumerlin

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At the 2014 ACS Fall meeting in San Francisco, Brent Sumerlin receives the Journal of Polymer Science Innovation Award and a symposium in his honor

Improving polymer film fabrication

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Melbourne reseachers develop method to fabricate chiral stationary phases with nanoengineered features.

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Superhydrophobic nonwovens from naturally occurring polymers

a Japanese/German collaboration has succeeded in synthesising a biodegradable, hydrophobic polymer by modifying a naturally-occurring poly(amino acid) with a hydrophobic amino acid.

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Solvent vapor annealing: secondary nanostructures made easy

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The solvent vapor annealing method can be utilized to introduce structural hierarchy to PCL-based fibers.

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Overcoming clinical complications of vascular prostheses

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Electrospinning and plasma polymerization are combined to provide vascular graft scaffolds that are mechanically compliant and biocompatible.

Spray-on LECs: dinner in the dark or a light-emitting fork?

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A spray-sintering technique enables the fabrication of light-emitting electrochemical devices on complex substrates.

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Voltage loss in polymer solar cells down to the dielectric constant

High dielectric constant polymer solar cells found to behave as efficiently as their inorganic counterparts.

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