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Polymers and soft materials

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Researchers have combined big data and machine learning to selectively design gas-filtering polymer membranes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Researchers have developed a supercapacitor made from a polymer composite that is able to store and deliver electricity at high power rates.

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A novel textile coating based on polymer nanoparticles can not only repel liquids like blood and saliva but can also prevent viruses from adhering.

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A novel polymer compound embedded with bismuth trioxide particles holds tremendous promise as a lightweight radiation shielding material.

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By soaking up water from the air at night and then releasing it during the day, a novel polymer gel can reduce solar panel temperatures by 10°C.

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biocompatible polymer scaffolds coated with carbon nanotubes could provide a vital foothold for regrowing cells

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By taking advantage of bottle-brush polymers, researchers have discovered a way to grow hollow crystal spheres, and pause this growth to leave holes.

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Researchers have found that dipping polymeric membranes in tannic acid allows their surface to be coated by atomic layer deposition.

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Materials Today Interview with Prof Philip Demokritou from Harvard University about nanomaterial toxicology.

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Materials Today interview with Dr Laura Indolfi from PanTher Therapeutics about localized chemotherapy.

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