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July 30, 2015

Body-Motion-Powered Device Could Promote Bone Healing

Materials Science: Implantable energy-scavenging device powers a laser to encourage bone cell growth

July 27, 2015

Biocompatible Material Contains Sunscreen From The Sea

Materials Science: Attaching ultraviolet-absorbing compounds produced by fish and algae to the naturally derived polymer chitosan produces stable sunscreens

July 27, 2015

Scanning Probe Identifies Asphaltenes

Petrochemistry: Chemical structures of heaviest crude oil fractions yield to surface microscopy

July 23, 2015

Hollow Platinum Nanoparticles Boost Reaction Efficiency

Materials: Shells of the precious metal just a few atoms thick serve as active, robust catalysts

July 22, 2015

ACS To Launch New Journal On Sensor Science

Publishing: Justin Gooding of the University of New South Wales will serve as editor-in-chief

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