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Other materials stories that may be of interest

November 22nd, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD

Simple technique mass produces high-quality molybdenum trioxide nanosheets, Kevlar-based artificial cartilage mimics the magic of the real thing, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 22, 2017.


Other materials stories that may be of interest

October 11th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD

Paper-based supercapacitor uses metal nanoparticles to boost energy density, a new way to improve solar cells can also benefit self-driving cars, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 11, 2017.


Video: Silica layer enables tuning of structural colors for biocompatible pigments that don’t fade in tattoos, paints, foods, and more

September 20th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD

Researchers report a simple method to manufacture biocompatible structural colors using only melanin and silica. The silica shell provides a buffer layer of tunable thickness that allows customization of the particular color, offering the potential to fabricate a new breed of long-lasting pigments that don’t fade.



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