Engineers from the University of Rochester have produced a new shape-changing polymer that rapidly responds to body heat. This remarkable new mighty morphing material, which can lift objects up to 1,000 times its own mass, is showcased in the Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics.

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Silly putty (or science putty, as it's sometimes referred to) is an odd material. Stretch it slowly and it happily deforms, and can be molded very easily. However, pull it apart with enough force a...

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Did J. Frenkel invent the term ''heterophase fluctuations'' with this article: ''A general theory of heterophase fluctuations and pretransition phenomena'' J.Chem. Phys. 7, 538 (1939) ?

Title: Self-folding of polymer sheets using local light absorption Authors: Ying Liu, Julie K. Boyles, Jan Genzer and Michael D. Dickey Journal: Soft Matter Affiliation: Department of Chemical and ...

Hey guys! Welcome! I'm all about DIYs, crafts, and miniatures for dolls, like Littlest Pet Shop (LPS), My Little Pony (MLP), Barbie, & Monster High. I often ...

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Efficacy of solvent extraction methods for acellularization of embryoid bodies | Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition | Todd McDevitt - Engineering Stem Cell Technologies

Experiment with diaper science. Can be used as a science fair project to compare the absorbency of various diaper brands.

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nspired by the way lizards are able to stick to almost any surface, University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers have invented a new material called Geckskin that could beat common adhesives like Blu-Tack and sticky tape. The research, headed by Prof Alfred Crosby of the Polymer Science and Engineering Department, is published in an article entitled "Creating Gecko-Like Adhesives for 'Real World' Surfaces" in the Advanced Materials journal.

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