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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...
News - 11 Aug 2009
To move your arm or leg, certain muscles need to change shape, to either lengthen or contract. Now scientists have made liquid-crystalline particles that can change shape in a similar way, but which...
News - 5 Apr 2004
We've all sat there in a dull moment at work stretching an elastic band between our fingers and watching it return to its original shape and size as we let it go. But how many of us would have...
News - 21 Dec 2018
Researchers from Rice University have developed a novel rubbery, shape-shifting material that is capable of morphing from one advanced form to another on demand.
Materials scientist Rafael...
Article - 13 Feb 2012
Attenuated Total Reflection (ATR) has advanced to become the standard FT-IR sampling technique, providing excellent data quality combined with high reproducibility.
News - 9 Jun 2020
Biological tissues have evolved over millennia to be perfectly optimized for their specific functions. Take cartilage as an example. It's a compliant, elastic tissue that's soft enough to...
News - 28 Sep 2020
An easier way to produce and control the shape of artificial muscles, soft robots, and wearable devices using a new 3D-printing technique has been developed by a team of researchers from the...
News - 12 Dec 2019
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a material that exhibits a unique combination of high electrical and thermal conductivity with actuation capabilities that are unlike any other...
News - 5 Dec 2018
A research team at the University of Leeds has identified the first artificial material that thickens at the molecular level upon stretching. The researchers found that the novel, non-porous material...