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New Materials Mimicking Nature

by Science and Technology of Advanced Materials

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Guest Editors: Naoe Hosoda and Hiroshi Fudouzi

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials (STAM) is pleased to present this 2011 focus issue on: New Materials Mimicking Nature.

We hope you will enjoy reading all the articles published in this issue.

Article TitleAuthor
Focus on New Materials Mimicking NatureNaoe Hosoda and Hiroshi Fudouzi
Porous ceramics mimicking nature—preparation and properties of microstructures with unidirectionally oriented poresKiyoshi Okada, Toshihiro Isobe, Ken-ichi Katsumata, Yoshikazu Kameshima, Akira Nakajima and Kenneth J D MacKenzie
Monohydrocalcite: a promising remediation material for hazardous anionsKeisuke Fukushi, Takashi Munemoto, Minoru Sakai and Shintaro Yagi
Assembly of cells and vesicles for organ engineeringTetsushi Taguchi
Tunable structural color in organisms and photonic materials for design of bioinspired materialsHiroshi Fudouzi
Geomaterials: their application to environmental remediationHirohisa Yamada, Kenji Tamura, Yujiro Watanabe, Nobuo Iyi and Kazuya Morimoto
Antifouling properties of hydrogelsTakayuki Murosaki, Nafees Ahmed and Jian Ping Gong
Hierarchical structures of ZnO spherical particles synthesized solvothermallyNoriko Saito and Hajime Haneda
X-ray diffraction as a promising tool to characterize bone nanocompositesShigeru Tadano and Bijay Giri
Material design and structural color inspired by biomimetic approachAkira Saito
The toughening mechanism of nacre and structural materials inspired by nacreHideki Kakisawa and Taro Sumitomo