American scientists have harnessed the Hawaiian bobtail squid's ability to modulate color.
Blood capillary analogues have been developed in a biodegradable hydrogel as a promising platform for in vitro drug testing.
Scientists from the USA and China report on the development of monomers and polymers from terpenes, terpenoids, and rosin.
How much does materials science stand to gain from Nature? Professor Ozin gives his take on the progress of biomimetics.
A hydrogel that can tell good from bad: this material can distinguish between normal and pathological levels of urate, a salt related...
The mechanical holdfast of mussels, the byssus, is used as inspiration in the development of pH-repsonsive mechanical properties in hydrogels.
Researchers develop complex 3D nanometer-sized structures using ion-induced plastic strain.
Researchers investigate formation of polymer networks produced by mixing Fe(III) and polymers, mimicking the reaction that mussels use to bind to rocks.
Fluorescent carbon dots can be made by plasma pyrolysis and used as printer ink.
Researchers have engineered a protein biomaterial to generate mimics of human skeletal muscle to study the effect of injury and disease on...