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Polymer gel squeezes and strains like an intestine

from Royal Society of Chemistry

VideoBrief A reaction best known for the attractive swirling patterns it produces in a Petri dish is more than just a pretty face, chemists in Japan have shown. The researchers have found that the oscillating chemical waves of the Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction are strong enough to carry a cargo, driving it along a length of smart polymer tubing using contractions — just like an intestine. more

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