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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / February 7, 2018

Scientists catch light squeezing and stretching next-gen data storage material, flexible solar cells for wearables and more, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 7, 2018.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 6, 2016

Imperfections make big impacts, boosting efficiency of perovskite solar cells, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 6, 2016.

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A new kind of ‘super’ glue—smarter, tougher adhesives inspired by nature

By Stephanie Liverani / November 10, 2015

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have “developed a method to make synthetic, sticky hydrogel that is more than 90 percent water” that is “tougher than natural adhesives employed by mussels and barnacles,” according to a recent MIT News article.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / January 7, 2015

China opens up rare earths, shark-tooth chainsaw really cuts, solubility of graphene oxide films solved, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 7, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 11, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for June 11, 2014.

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Move over, polymers—silica nanoparticles may be the new adhesive for hydrogels and tissues

By April Gocha / February 24, 2014

French scientists show that simple surface adsorption of silica nanoparticles can glue together gel-like materials, including biological tissues.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Jim Destefani / November 18, 2013

Other materials stories that may be of interest

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3-D images provide insight to biomineralization process

By / December 28, 2009

Materials scientists continue to try to understand how biological systems are able to create superior crystalline materials such as the calcite found in sea shells, sea urchin spines and even algae. One group of these biomineralization investigators is led by Lara Estroff, a Cornell University assistant professor of materials science and engineering. She and her…

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