My watch list
my.chemeurope.com  
Login  

Hydrogels

News Hydrogels

  • Bioinspired material to oust plastics

    Modern life relies closely on plastics, even though the petroleum-based production creates serious environmental challenges. The industry opts out to use sustainable materials due to their limited mechanical properties or complex manufacturing processes. An advanced strategy to design and produce hi more

  • Bacteria and sand engineered into living concrete

    Cement and concrete haven't changed much as technology in over a hundred years, but researchers in Colorado are revolutionizing building materials by literally bringing them to life. The method developed, presented January 15 in the journal Matter, combines sand and bacteria to build a living materi more

  • Bio-inspired hydrogel can rapidly switch to rigid plastic

    A new material that stiffens 1,800-fold when exposed to heat could protect motorcyclists and racecar drivers during accidents. Hokkaido University researchers have developed a hydrogel that does the opposite of what polymer-based materials, like plastic bottles, normally do: their material hardens w more

All news on hydrogels

Publications Hydrogels

All publications on hydrogels
Definition

Hydrogel

Hydrogel Hydrogel is a network of polymer chains that are water-insoluble, sometimes found as a colloid al gel in which water is the dispersion medium. Hydrogels are superabsorbent (they can contain over 99% water ) natural or synthetic polyme ... more

Watchlist

This is where you can add this topic to your personal favourites

Your browser is not current. Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 does not support some functions on Chemie.DE