Using residual stress-based self-folding, a multielectrode shell wraps around primary heart cells and functions as an electrical shell-like recording device
Increasing the Lifetime of Self-Healing Materials
Lower healing temperatures lead to longer lifetimes in self-healing materials.
Global Challenges: Editors’ Choice
The editors of Global Challenges share their favorite articles.
The Diaper Motor – Producing Energy with Superabsorbers
Osmotic engine: translating osmotic pressure into macroscopic mechanical force
The High Impact of Advanced Science
Advanced Science celebrates its new impact factor with the publication of an exclusive review issue.
Bye-Bye Palladium: Photocatalytic Stille-Type Coupling
A photocatalytic, palladium-free Stille-type coupling reaction is described.
Bacteria-Driven Drug Delivery Carriers: A Paradigm Shift
Bacteria-driven microswimmers can release the therapeutic drug specifically at the site of disease by attaching to a certain type of eukaryotic cell.
Researchers from Eindhoven have developed a spiropyran containing photoresponsive size-tunable hydrogel that can be used as a micromixer or light switchable valve.
Making PVC Fit for Biomedical Applications
A novel class of reactive plasticizer can avoid the problem of migration of the additive from the polymer matrix.
Carbon-Paper on Foam：A New Hope for Super-Efficient Solar Still
Carbon-coated paper afﬁxed to expanded polystyrene foam can be used to address the global freshwater shortage.