Reaearchers from Texas A&M demonstrate a process to apply a super gas barrier to plastic packaging films using only polymers in a water-based solution
In their hypothesis article in BioEssays, Downing et al. present a testable hypothesis as to why sterile worker castes evolve, and continue to evolve, in many social insect orders: a hypothesis with implications for understanding longevity in general.
In this Advanced Materials Technologies article, researchers demonstrate for the first time a rapid manufacturing process and taxel geometry to create a large area, all-elastomer robot skin
An individual’s vitamin D level depends on their Vitamin D uptake from food and supplements, time outside in the sun, and their genetic disposition.
Glass-glass fluidic devices for large-area integration with adaptive façades and smart windows
Researchers from MIT present an approach to make artificial muscles with nylon that bend, controllably, in any direction.
Jenoptik’s new laser cutting machine Votan ranks among the most precise systems in its class.
An all organic elastic electret is prepared with a piezoelectric coefficient comparable to the gold standard – poly(vinylidene fluoride.
Professor Seemann and his colleagues discovered how bilayers made purely from hydrophobins were created using a microfluidic technique.
Cross-linked networks of liquid crystal polymers (LCNs) are used to regulate adhesion through stimuli responsive back-scrolling and self-peeling, to design a multi-legged gecko gripper.