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  • Article - 10 Aug 2004
    In an attempt to create nanocomposites incorporating carbon nanotubes and diamond, scientists at Argonne National Laboratory created nanotubes with graphitic wings. Posted July 16th, 2004
  • Article - 5 Mar 2002
    Researchers at MIT have successfully produced a biomaterial that supports living nerve cells. These peptide based scaffolds may one day serve to help victims of spinal chord injuries.
  • Article - 17 Sep 2001
    Electroactive polymers (EAPs) are those, which respond to external electrical stimulation by displaying a significant shape or size displacement. They have shown promise to mimic the movements of...
  • Article - 27 Oct 2021
    AZoM speaks with Ozgun Kilic Afsar, a Ph.D. candidate at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, and a Research Affiliate at MIT Media Lab. Ozgun is currently working on a robotic undergarment, OmniFiber.
  • Article - 26 Jan 2017
    Electroactive polymers are flexible, elastic materials that change size or shape due to an applied electric field.
  • Article - 22 May 2003
    A summary of literature on the in vivo behaviour of zirconia ceramics is reported. Its behaviour is compared to that of alumina, with reports covering both soft and hard tissue behaviour and...
  • Article - 8 Dec 2021
    This article considers the application of additive manufacturing technology to the development of realistic gelatin eyes for use in the robotics industry.
  • Article - 4 Feb 2002
    Plasticizers are unique types of additives. Without plasticizers, a majority of the injection molding compounds would have been completely unfit.
  • Article - 22 Apr 2022
    This article explores the recent advancements in the numerous applications of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) and its various composites.
  • Article - 8 Apr 2022
    A new paper in the journal Polymers provides guidelines for designing and synthesizing functional materials for 3D bio-fabrications using polyphenolic materials. Polyphenolic materials are functional...