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Materials-coating advance could lead to eyeglasses that shed fingerprints.
A performance boost for “small-molecule” solar cells could make the materials more practical.
A polymer that mends itself could lead to medical implants or engine parts that fix themselves.
Coatings for medical implants could prevent devastating and costly infections.
Researchers inject quantum dots into the skin using plastic microneedles, potentially providing a way to diagnose and treat diseases.
A new method will reduce the cost and complexity of manufacturing.
Polymers that mimic the body’s natural defenses could be a new class of inexpensive therapeutics.
A polymer takes on four shapes depending on the temperature.
Chemical process can recycle PET bottles at lower temperatures.
Cornell advance could be a first step to low-energy industrial chemical production.