Bioinspired surface patterning and a landmark review on graphene are among the most-downloaded Advanced Materials papers in December 2011.
The International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA) features in a new special issue from Advanced Materials.
Brazilian scientists have studied the water absorption in unsaturated polyester composites reinforced with macambira fiber.
A hemostatic material for field dressings in emergency wound treatment is made by layer-by-layer deposition of thrombin and tannic acid.
An ambitious theoretical investigation into the properties of cuprous oxide suggests it possesses remarkable non-linear optical (NLO) properties.
Label-free imaging of atherosclerotic plaques is achieved by an optical window between 1600-1850 nm for bond-selective deep tissue imaging.
A laminar composite of two common biomaterials - shrimp shells and silk - could be useful for packaging and biomedical applications.
Iron oxide nanoparticles can be used to provide a local source of heating in a thermoresponsive sol–gel copolymer solution.
The complex requirements of modern medicine demand a variety of multifunctional materials. Polymers provide a versatile toolbox for such materials. Hydrolytically degradable...
Droplets can be designed in a specific shape and pattern, which could be used to control cell growth and movement as well...