November 11, 2013, 1 Comment

Microvehicles and other devices that can change shape or move with no power source other than a beam of light may be possible through research led by the University of Pittsburgh Swanson […]

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‘Terminator’ Polymer that Regenerates Itself

October 4, 2013, No comments

Scientists in Spain have reported the first self-healing polymer that spontaneously and independently repairs itself without any intervention. The new ...


Polymer Solar Cells Energy-Conversion Records

February 24, 2012, No comments

In the effort to convert sunlight into electricity, photovoltaic solar cells that use conductive organic polymers for light absorption and conversion ...


Polymeric Material to aid Surgical Procedures

October 7, 2011, No comments

Scientists at the University of California, San Diego have developed what they believe to be the first polymeric material that is sensitive to biologi ...

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    Progress on Research of Polymer Solar Cells
    July 27, 2011, No comments

    The Institute of Polymer Optoelectronic Materials & Devices, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, in close collaboration with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, […]

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    New Polymer Science Journal to be Published
    June 8, 2011, No comments

    ACS Publications announces that ACS Macro Letters is set to publish its first issue January 2012. This new rapid-publication journal, available exclusively online, makes it possible for authors around the world […]

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    Polymer Caterpillar Crawls with Humidity
    May 26, 2011, No comments

    A polymer-based device that can walk caterpillar-like across a surface has been developed by researchers in China. The marching machine, which steps out in response to swings in humidity, was made […]