A combination of experiments and simulations show how woodpeckers are protected from concussion by the structure of their skull.
Spatial and temporal control of drug production is achieved by optogenetical triggering a hydrogel-encapsulated bacterial system.
A versatile active‐salt‐templating strategy to efficiently synthesize two-dimensional porous carbon nanosheets for energy storage applications.
By matching the absorption of chloroplasts, dual-wavelength-emitting carbon dots can enhance the efficiency of the biological photosynthetic system both in vivo and in vitro.
Lipid bilayer-coated polymeric nanoparticles can at as a long-acting, glucose-responsive insulin delivery system in type-I diabetes.
Cyclodextrines can fine-tune collagen assembly toward biomimetic cornea implants.
A thermosetting oil freezes droplets inside a continuous phase ideal for real-time PCR or single-cell culture.
The energy of single rain drops can now be harnessed to drive electronics by a hydraulic triboelectric nanogenerator.
Combining the state-of-the-art in photonic crystals, shape memory polymers, and electroactive polymers in a single nanocomposite makes for a zero-energy rewritable paper suitable for long term data storage.
Trifold stimuli-responsive shape memory in hydrogels is realized by combining donor-acceptor interaction with G-quadruplexes and DNA base pairing.