With a sound understanding of polymers, their properties and the methods to synthesize them, scientists can create novel materials for a wide range of practical applications.
Chemists use free radicals to produce polymers strong enough to encapsulate drugs while remaining degradable
A polymer to fight superbugs could help solve the world’s antibiotics crisis.
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria may have met their match in polymers that render them vulnerable once again
An innovative strategy produces positively and negatively charged polymer chains ideal for generating multifunctional coatings
Breakthrough technology quickly separates large proteins and viruses from their surroundings, which improves purification of vaccines and protein therapuetics
Replacing a high-temperature processing technique with an infrared treatment allows the manufacture of tiny devices without damaging the polymer components
A revolutionary atmospheric-pressure plasma boosts adhesion of polymer films for roll-to-roll solar-cell production
Antibacterial and antifouling polymer coatings could soon relegate catheter-associated infections in the blood to history
Gold nanocluster arrays developed at A*STAR are well suited for commercial applications of a high-performance sensing technique
New study provides mechanistic insights into how gene transcription is regulated in mammalian cells