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1 year of Materials Advances – the covers
1 year of Materials Advances – the covers  
This month we are celebrating our fantastic first year of Materials Advances!  We have seen 15 issues, containing over 400 high quality articles.
We have chosen some of our favourite covers from all the wonderful artwork that has featured ...
Pulp and paper waste could help build roads of the future
Pulp and paper waste could help build roads of the future The construction industry has long sought to use waste materials from the pulp and paper industry as possible fillers for building products such as cement, but for years these materials have ended up in landfills. Now, researchers at The University ...
Dynamically controlled surface for 3D printers could help reduce waste
Dynamically controlled surface for 3D printers could help reduce waste Traditional 3D printing uses the 'Fused Deposition Modelling' (FDM) technique, which prints layer-by-layer directly onto a static metal surface. The new prototype instead uses a programmable, dynamically-controlled surface made of moveable metal pins to replace the printed supports. The pins rise ...
Contact lenses will detect illness and deliver drugs, review paper predicts
Contact lenses will detect illness and deliver drugs, review paper predicts The newly published paper, called ‘Contact Lens Technologies of the Future’, represents one of the most comprehensive reviews of advances to come in contact lenses, the paper’s authors said, adding that such developments will catapult the commonly used medical device to ...
Introducing the new Materials Advances “Perovskites” article collection
Introducing the new Materials Advances “Perovskites” article collection We are delighted to share with you a new collection of articles highlighting some of the most recent articles in Materials Advances on ‘Perovskites’. With a wide range of applications, perovskites are any materials with a similar crystal structure to ...
Graphene-enhanced foam running shoes ready to go the distance
Graphene-enhanced foam running shoes ready to go the distance Collaborating with graphene experts at the University of Manchester, the UK brand is poised to launch what it is calling the biggest sports footwear innovation of 2021.
The graphene-enhanced cushioned foam, called 'G-Fly' is a key part of inov-8’s new ...
Contact lenses featuring gold nanoparticles could correct colour blindness
Contact lenses featuring gold nanoparticles could correct colour blindness Some daily activities, such as determining if a banana is ripe, selecting matching clothes or stopping at a red light, can be difficult for those with colour blindness.
Most people with this genetic disorder have difficulty discriminating red and green ...
The magic of mushrooms for sustainability
The magic of mushrooms for sustainability The 2019 documentary ‘Fantastic Fungi’ revealed the pivotal role mycelium networks play in the natural world and how the entire ecosystem on Earth is built on collaboration and support. It highlighted how we have to learn to adopt that ethos ...
Introducing the new Materials Advances “Welcome to the community” article collection
Introducing the new Materials Advances “Welcome to the community” article collection This month we are celebrating authors who chose Materials Advances as the destination for their research in 2020.  The “Welcome to the community” collection highlights authors who published with the RSC for the first time, and joined the Materials Advances ...
The measure of: Mambo 3D-printed fibreglass boat
The measure of: Mambo 3D-printed fibreglass boat Mambo ('Motor Additive Manufacturing BOat'), introduced during the 2020 Genoa International Boat Show, was built by Italy’s Moi Composites via its continuous fibre manufacturing (CFM) process.
Boasting a sleek, shiny coat of paint in ‘snapper rocks blue’, Mambo is equipped with ...
Editor’s Choice Collection: Organic Photovoltaics
Editor’s Choice Collection: Organic Photovoltaics We are delighted to announce a new Journal of Materials Chemistry C and Materials Advances Editor’s Choice Collection on Organic Photovoltaics.
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Associate Editors for Journal of Materials Chemistry C and Materials Advances, Renaud Demadrille (Interdisciplinary Research Institute of ...
Editor’s Choice Collection: Machine Learning for Materials Innovation
Editor’s Choice Collection: Machine Learning for Materials Innovation We are delighted to announce a new Journal of Materials Chemistry A and Materials Advances Editor’s Choice Collection on Machine Learning for Materials Innovation.
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Associate Editor for Journal of Materials Chemistry A and Materials Advances, Zhen Zhou (Nankai ...
Congratulations to the poster award winners at ISOMRM2020!
Congratulations to the poster award winners at ISOMRM2020! We would like to congratulate the following poster award winners at the 2020 International Symposium of Materials on Regenerative Medicine.
1st, 2nd and 3rd poster awards were sponsored by Biomaterials Science.
1st: Jia-Hua Wang; Establishment of Patient Specific Cancer Cell ...
Editor’s Choice Collection: Hydrothermal Materials Synthesis
Editor’s Choice Collection: Hydrothermal Materials Synthesis We are delighted to announce a new Journal of Materials Chemistry A and Materials Advances Editor’s Choice Collection on hydrothermal materials synthesis.
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Associate Editor for Journal of Materials Chemistry A and Materials Advances, Miriam Unterlass (Vienna University of ...
Introducing the new Materials Advances HOT collection
Introducing the new Materials Advances HOT collection With 2020 now well underway we have reached the six month anniversary of the inaugural issue of Materials Advances.  In celebration, we are proud to introduce the new Materials Advances HOT article collection.  This collection contains articles which were highlighted ...
2020 Journal of Materials Chemistry Lectureship winner: Giulia Grancini
2020 Journal of Materials Chemistry Lectureship winner: Giulia Grancini We are delighted to announce that Professor Giulia Grancini has been selected as the winner of the Journal of Materials Chemistry Lectureship 2020. To celebrate, we have put together a collection of her publications in Royal Society of Chemistry journals:
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Materials journal family articles featured in the Chemistry World ‘Holy Grails’ series
Materials journal family articles featured in the Chemistry World ‘Holy Grails’ series Chemistry World has been exploring the ‘holy grails’ of chemistry, set out almost a quarter of a century ago in Accounts of Chemical Research, as part of a special issue.
For each ‘holy grail’, researchers working in the fields today ...
Advanced metal replacement webcast with EMS-GRIVORY On Tuesday 31st March 2020, 11:00am BST Eureka! partners with EMS-GRIVORY to present a roundtable Webcast. Hosted by Eureka!’s editor, Paul Fanning, the panel includes Jane Hemmings, Robert Davies and Nigel Barrow, sales manager, head of sales, UK & Nordics ...
Composites company reconfigures operations to help manufacture ventilators Composites and advanced materials precision slitting company, Bindatex, is supporting the UK government’s call for help for manufacturers to assist in the urgent capacity of life-saving ventilators.
Cocktail of challenges overcome by automation Engineering Solutions Live exhibitor Design & Automation Solutions (DAS) has raised the standard by applying some lateral thinking to help a customer overcome an unusual problem – how to mount Union flags onto cocktail sticks more speedily and with less ...

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