News tagged with natural polymer

Breakthrough for lab-on-a-chip material

Researchers at Sweden's KTH Royal Institute of Technology have developed a new polymer suited for photostructuring, which opens new possibilities for medical diagnostics, biophotonics and 3D printing.

dateFeb 24, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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World's first digitally-encoded synthetic polymers

Researchers have for the first time succeeded in recording a binary code on a synthetic polymer. Inspired by the capacity of DNA to retain an enormous amount of genetic information, a team from the Institut Charles Sadron ...

dateJun 05, 2015 in Polymers
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Using nature as a model for low-friction bearings

The mechanical properties of natural joints are considered unrivalled. Cartilage is coated with a special polymer layer allowing joints to move virtually friction-free, even under high pressure. Using simulations on Jülich's ...

dateMay 14, 2014 in Polymers
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