Precise control of the primary, secondary, and tertiary structure is a significant new development in synthetic polymer chemistry. Using techniques inspired by...
Lienkamp and coworkers propose polymer surfaces with antimicrobial and antifouling functionalities designed to fight biofilm formation in medical devices.
A review in Macromolecular Bioscience highlights the current uses and potential new development of polymeric therapies in the fight against HIV.
In their recent Feature Article, Vienna researchers investigate the determination of critical adsorption points
Stimuli-sensitive drug carriers can aid in the treatment of diabetes as glucose biosensors and glucose-triggered insulin delivery systems.
Swiss researchers have used polymer actuators to create a two-fingered robotic gripper that can pick up objects of arbitrary shape, weight or...
Foams with nano structured lamella and struts with remarkable properties from immiscible polymer blends compatibilized with Janus particles are developed.
A novel method was developed, in which block copolymer micelles can directly infiltrate into nanopores and 1D micellar nanotubes can be easily...
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.