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Researchers have taken a step closer to capture the kinetic energy of our everyday movements, such as walking, and to convert it into electrical energy.
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Researchers have found an easy way to modify the molecular structure of a polymer commonly used in solar cells, which could lead to more than 30 percent increase in solar cell efficiency.
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Researchers have developed computational models to design a new polymer gel that would enable complex materials to regenerate themselves.
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Scientists in Spain claim to have created the world’s first self-healing polymer, a plastic that repairs itself spontaneously and independently without any outside intervention.
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Scientists have developed the first self-healing polymer that spontaneously and independently repairs itself without any intervention.
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Chinese scientists have created the world`s lightest substance - a material so insubstantial that it can perch on the petals of a delicate flower without crushing them.
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Austrian researchers have developed an entirely new way of capturing images based on a flat, flexible, transparent and potentially disposable polymer sheet.
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Scientists have discovered a new super polymer material that is stronger than a speeding bullet and could revolutionise bulletproof vests.
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A team of mechanical engineering and materials scientists from Rice University and MIT has created special nanomaterials that were able to stop bullets in the lab.
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Stanford University scientists have succeeded in making the first material that can both sense subtle pressure and heal itself when torn or cut.
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State-owned Engineers India Ltd on Friday said it has bagged a consultancy service contract from Cairn Energy India Pty Ltd for its enhanced oil recovery project for Mangala oil field in the prolific Rajasthan block.
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Perhaps inspired by a chameleon`s changing colours, engineers have developed a polymer that reproduces rough, smooth textures as and when required.
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