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Biofunctional Silk Kirigami With Engineered Properties.
The fabrication of multifunctional materials that interface with living environments is a problem of great interest. A variety of structural design concepts have been integrated with functional materials to form biodevices ...
The role of hairs in the adhesion of octopus suckers: a hierarchical peeling approach.
Organisms like the octopus or the clingfish are a precious source of inspiration for the design of innovative adhesive systems based on suction cups, but a complete mechanical description of their attachment process is ...
Disordered protein-graphene oxide co-assembly and supramolecular biofabrication of functional fluidic devices.
Supramolecular chemistry offers an exciting opportunity to assemble materials with molecular precision. However, there remains an unmet need to turn molecular self-assembly into functional materials and devices. Harnessing ...