PNIPA gels are hybridized with uniaxially aligned inorganic liquid crystalline nanosheet and adsorbed with a dye deform anisotropically by photo-irradiation.
Researchers have created a low-cost, flexible bioelectronic device based on PEDOT:PSS, which they used for monitoring action potentials from cell tissues.
An acid resistant, terphenyl-based liquid crystalline epoxy resin is described by Prof. Miyuki Harada’s team at Kansai University.
Biocompatible, biodegradable and porous LC elastomers were used as viable, soft scaffolds for cell growth and proliferation in a spatial (3D) fashion.
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics presents new and exciting developments in the synthesis and properties of precision polymers, guest-edited by Michael R. Buchmeiser.
Glycerol polymers represent a major opportunity for replacing or complementing the current polymers used in the biomedical market.
A Chinese research group has taken a molecular engineering approach to optimize the solubility and thin-film morphology of low-bandgap polymers.
A combination of 3D printing and electrospinning can be used for micropatterning fibrous scaffolds that are suturable, porous, and biodegradable.