How Polymers Can Heal Wounds

For the first time n-BG particles are used to investigate their haemostatic efficacy in wound healing applications.

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Shape-Shifting Polymer Circles in on Itself

New triblock copolymer micelles undergo controllable morphological changes from rod-like to toroidal.

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Casting light on a photocleavable monomer

Using light to mediate the polymerization offers unique advantages over conventional polymerization methods.

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Liquid Glass: Casting Glass like Cement

Workers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology introduce “Liquid Glass”,

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New world record for polymer solar cells

Polymer solar cells could be cheaper and more reliable thanks to Swedish and Chinese researchers.

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UV and visible light cationic photoinitiators – an overview

There are many economic, environmental and production benefits related to using light as a trigger for processes.

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Coming Unstuck: Versatile Heat-Reversible Adhesives for Debonding on Demand

Adhesives and glues are essential in a wide range of applications in modern life, from buildings to vehicles, and mobile devices to biomedical applications.

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Ion-Gel Films for Organic Electronics

Ion-gels have possible applications in organic electronics due to their favorable electronic characteristics and good thermal and chemical stability.

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Precipitation “on demand” – towards surfactant-free nanoparticles

Researchers from Germany introduce acid-triggered precipitation which facilitates the removal of surfactant fragments from nanoparticles simplifying the purification and enabling nanoparticle precipitation “on demand.”

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Tailoring degradation in polymeric nanogels

To tailor the degradation of nanogels, Scientists from Utrecht University investigated the impact of the structure of polymeric building blocks on the properties of nanogels and their degradation behavior.

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