A membrane that can lift 20 times its own weight when it comes into contact with a solvent vapour has been developed by a German/Chinese team.
A team at the University of Central Florida has developed an alternative route for functionalizing polymers using water-based chemistry.
Nadia Cheng and colleagues present a novel thermally tunable composite that can achieve significant ranges of stiffness, strength, and volume.
New copolymers combine linear and dendritic structures in the same macromolecule: both blocks can be exploited to achieve excellent functionalities.
Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology create organic materials with remarkable properties under conditions of extreme heat and pressure.
Macromolecular Reaction Engineering has published a special issue on mathematical tools and approaches for polymerization reaction engineering.
Recent research into the use of polymer-coated nanoparticles for enhanced oil recovery is reviewed in the Journal of Applied Polymer Science.