Swiss researchers have used polymer actuators to create a two-fingered robotic gripper that can pick up objects of arbitrary shape, weight or deformability.
Foams with nano structured lamella and struts with remarkable properties from immiscible polymer blends compatibilized with Janus particles are developed.
Journal of Polymer Science is accepting nominations for its international award for significant innovation and achievement in a polymer scientist under 40.
A novel method was developed, in which block copolymer micelles can directly infiltrate into nanopores and 1D micellar nanotubes can be easily fabricated.
Amir H. Torbati and Patrick T. Mather present a new synthesis for orientationally ordered liquid crystalline hydrogels with shape memory characteristics.
Scientists make highly customizable hybrid hydrogels from artificial and natural sources for biomedical applications.
To fulfill the complex requirements of medical applications, multi-functional biomaterials need to be designed.
The month’s top articles from the field of nanooptics, optoelectronics, optical devices, detectors & sensors, micro/nano resonators and more.
Cross-linked hydrogel-particle films with tunable size, shape, porosity and optical transmission are obtained with a simple evaporation method.
In this comprehensive review, the main research routes and technologies that are being followed to deliver high-performance electronic skin are discussed.