Scientists used 3D printing and an inexpensive ink to make colored contact lenses that could improve color distinction in color-blind people.
Impact sensor to measure the force of headers
Even light blows from heading a soccer ball can contribute to long term brain injury, highlighting the need for collecting precise data.
Making cochlear implants safer with self-shaping polymers
A shape-shifting polymer allows scientists to create a safer implantable device that results in less trauma upon insertion.
Drinking coffee out of coffee: The material potential of spent coffee grounds
Chemists improve the properties of bio-based resins using spent coffee grounds as a key ingredient.
Simple process significantly improves viability of antibacterial films
By simplifying the production steps needed to treat surfaces with antibacterial films, scientists hope they can become more widely adopted in clinical settings and beyond.
Self-frosting glass could revolutionize sustainable buildings
Scientists have developed a polymer-coated glass that can change from transparent to opaque when exposed to sunlight and heat.
Pioneers in Science: Hermann Staudinger
A century on from his groundbreaking paper on polymerization, Advanced Science News takes a look at the life and work of Nobel Laureate, Hermann Staudinger.
Pressurized Gyration for the Mass Production of Polymeric Fibers
Pressurized gyration is a simple and scalable fiber forming method, find out more about its maturation 5 years after its conception.
What is happening in Polymer Science?
Each year, the editors of Wiley’s Macromolecular Journals select the best content published in the journals to be featured in a special collection, the Best of Macromolecular Journals.
Graphene-Polymer Hydrogels: A Strong Combination
In their recent review, Liu et.al. report the newest advances in polymer/graphene composite hydrogels.