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Contact: Michael Bernstein
American Chemical Society

Shape-Shifting Material

Caption: A new material that changes shape upon heating could help heal bone lesions caused by injuries, tumor removal or birth defects, such as cleft palates. (The white bar is 1 cm, or less than half an inch long.)

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