Brazilian scientists have studied the water absorption in unsaturated polyester composites reinforced with macambira fiber.
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A symmetric triblock copolymer based on telechelic poly(propylene oxide) and end-functionalized ionic liquids is multi-stimuli responsive.
MaterialsViews talks to Michael Silverstein about his research, his inspiration, and his new book, Porous Polymers.
In situ crosslinked and n-doped semiconducting polymers are efficient electron-transporting materials in inverted polymer solar cells.
Polarized confocal Raman spectroscopy can be used like a GPS to study ferroelastic domain transformation in ceria-stabilized zirconia.
Ring-shaped arrays of DNA by using a simple self-assembly process driven by a balance of different forces, by scientists in the USA...
Edge-hydrogenation of carbon electrodes could further the quest for solid-state, single-molecule DNA sequencing.
Tetrahedral constructs of DNA are a new way to support proteins on functional nanostructures, according to work by U.S. scientists.
The self-assembly of block polymers raises this question, discussed in the latest Trend Article in Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics.