Friday, May 27, 2022

Polymers

The material is stronger than steel but as lightweight as plastic

Polymerizing a material in two dimensions.

New efficient method to manufacture two-dimensional polymers

New 2D materials tailored by self-organization and photopolymerization.

New recycling process could cut down millions of tons of plastic waste

A method for reclaiming the polymers using solvents.

New polymer patch could help repair a broken heart

A prototype polymer patch that does the same job as crucial aspects of heart tissue.

Predicting the properties of disordered polymers

In a new study, scientists used a combination of theory, experiment, and simulation to read patterns on long chains of molecules to understand and...

New materials to improve delivery of therapeutic messenger RNA

Messenger RNA, a huge nucleic corrosive that encodes genetic data, can guide cells to create particular proteins. Unlike DNA, mRNA isn't for all time...

How polymers relax after stressful processing?

The polymers that make up engineered materials require time to relax after processing. A new examination by Illinois scientists has discovered that entangled, long-chain...

Study unveiled why polymer stents failed

Many patients with heart disease who went for surgery have a metal stent implanted to keep their coronary artery open. The metal stent prevents...

Designing Polymers with Novel Features

MIT scientist Bradley Olsen along with his colleagues are exploring physical properties for designing polymer. The team involves 15 to 20 students and postdoc seeks after this methodologies...

Fluorescent Polymer Gels to Detect Structural Failure in Energy-Related Equipment

The MIT researchers are developing fluorescent polymer gels that change color when shaken, heated, unveiled to acid, or otherwise disorganized. This new material can...

Artificial skin that could temporarily tighten the skin

MIT scientists, Massachusetts General Hospital, living proof, and Olivo Labs have developed artificial skin. This artificial skin can transiently protect and tighten the skin...

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