newPress Release: Bio-inspired hydrogel can rapidly switch to rigid plastic

Hokkaido University has issued a press release on a new gel showing an instant thermal stiffening. The study was conducted by Dr. Nonoyama and Dr. Gong and their colleagues. For details, please check the full press release on Hokkaido University website below: Bio-inspired hydrogel can rapidly switch to rigid plastic

Press Release: Getting glued in the sea

Hokkaido University has issued a press release on a new underwater adhesive. The study was conducted by Dr. Gong and her team. For details, please check the full press release on Hokkaido University website below: Getting glued in the sea

Press Release: “Self-growing materials that strengthen in response to force”

Dr. Jian Ping Gong, Dr.Tasuku Nakajima and their team have developed a strategy to fabricate materials that become stronger in response to mechanical stress. For details, please check the press release, Self-growing materials that strengthen in response to force on Hokkaido University website below: Self-growing materials that strengthen in response to force

Press Release: New “tougher-than-metal” fiber-reinforced hydrogels

A team led by Dr. Jian Ping Gong has succeeded in creating “fiber-reinforced soft composites,” or tough hydrogels combined with woven fiber fabric. For details, please check the press release New “tougher-than-metal” fiber-reinforced hydrogels on Hokkaido University website below: New “tougher-than-metal” fiber-reinforced hydrogels

Press Release in English on “Double network hydrogels strongly bondable to bones by spontaneous osteogenesis penetration”

Hokkaido University issued a press release in English on “Double network hydrogels strongly bondable to bones by spontaneous osteogenesis penetration.” Dr. Takayuki Nonoyama, Dr. Nobuto Kitamura, Dr. Takayuki Kurokawa, Dr. Tasuku Nakajima, and Dr. Jian Ping Gong from Global Station for Soft Matter are among the researchers for this work.