MIP sensors for direct optical detection

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Researchers from Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, and Singapore jointly developed a new type of MIP-based material for optical sensors.

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Journal of Polymer Science: Special Issue Dedicated to Jean Fréchet

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This Journal of Polymer Science A: Polymer Chemistry special issue, dedicated to Jean Fréchet, covers many fundamental and applied polymer chemistry topics.

Step-growth polymerization in the 21st century

Step-growth polymerization in the 21st century

Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics in a new special issue presents a modern perspective to the long-established field of step-growth polymerization reactions, guest-edited by Andrew Dove and Michael Meier.

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Manufacturing of Biodegradable Polymeric Components – call for papers

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Submit a paper to the forthcoming Special Issue of the Journal of Applied Polymer Science on Manufacturing of Advanced Biodegradable Polymeric Components.

Photo-induced anomalous deformation of PNIPAM gels

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PNIPA gels are hybridized with uniaxially aligned inorganic liquid crystalline nanosheet and adsorbed with a dye deform anisotropically by photo-irradiation.

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Polymer-based flexible bioelectronics

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Researchers have created a low-cost, flexible bioelectronic device based on PEDOT:PSS, which they used for monitoring action potentials from cell tissues.

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Acid-resistant epoxy resin trips up decomposition

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An acid resistant, terphenyl-based liquid crystalline epoxy resin is described by Prof. Miyuki Harada’s team at Kansai University.

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Impact factor increases 71% for JPS: Polymer Physics

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The impact factor for the Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics increased 71% to 3.803, according to a Thomson Reuters update.

European Polymer Congress in Dresden

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The next Congress of the European Polymer Federation (EPF) will be held in Dresden, Germany, from June 21 to 26, 2015. It is organized by the Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e. V. (IPF) and the German Chemical Society (GDCh).

A new trick from liquid crystalline elastomers – responsive cell culture scaffolds

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Biocompatible, biodegradable and porous LC elastomers were used as viable, soft scaffolds for cell growth and proliferation in a spatial (3D) fashion.

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