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  • Article - 27 Sep 2001
    Adding nanosized particles to polymers can enhance properties such as strength, modulus, thermal stability as well as decreasing gas permeability. Properties such as toughness and impact resistance...
  • Article - 22 Apr 2022
    This article explores the recent advancements in the numerous applications of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) and its various composites.
  • Article - 29 Jun 2021
    This article discusses in detail how the surface roughness of medical implants affects their functionality.
  • Article - 5 Oct 2012
    Scientists at the RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-based Science, located Wako, near Tokyo, have found the most conclusive evidence yet that they have created element number 113 on the periodic...
  • Article - 10 Sep 2012
    The Paralympic games are bigger than ever, with 4280 athletes competing across 166 teams, and much new found media attention.
  • Article - 14 Feb 2010
    Currently, surgeons use two primary types of materials inside the body to replace damaged body parts: either common industrial materials or harvested natural materials. In order to replace these...
  • Article - 19 Mar 2003
    A new coating has been developed for implants such as hip replacements. The coating is designed improve the life expectancy of the implants and offer improved bonding compared to cementless implants....
  • Article - 13 Jun 2002
    Pyrolytic carbon is biocompatible and thromboresistant. This combined with wear resistance, durability and strength make it an ideal material for artificial heart valves. The development of the...
  • Article - 19 Jun 2001
    A new physical state for polymers has been developed, such that polymers have a controlled elastic modulus and refractive index gradients through them. Potential applications include gaskets and...
  • Article - 7 Mar 2022
    Polymer gels have been studied for decades thanks to their unique and highly tuneable physiochemical properties. Today, with their recently developed color-changing abilities, further applications...