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Self-growing materials that strengthen in response to force
31-January-2019

A strategy inspired by the process responsible for muscle growth could lead to the development of stronger, longer-lasting materials.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Technology
 
Materials that open in the heat of the moment
24-January-2019

Temperature control of pore sizes in nanomaterials could lead to improved gas separation and storage applications.

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Contact: Izumi Mindy Takamiya Institution: Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences at Kyoto University Category: Technology
 
The green nanotechnology revolution [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
24-January-2019

Nanocellulose offers renewable, biodegradable, strong and lightweight components for electronic products.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science Category: Technology
 
Understanding the growth of coral reefs
24-January-2019

Determining the growth dynamics of Red Sea coral reefs has enabled researchers to establish a baseline to assess the effects of environmental change.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
3D human epidermal equivalent created using math
24-January-2019

Scientists have successfully constructed a three-dimensional human epidermis based on predictions made by their mathematical model of epidermal homeostasis, providing a new tool for basic research and drug development.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Medicine
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