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Cartilage-inspired material may find use in self-lubricating bearings

A microscope image of the material, showing the interface between the hydrogel (left) and the polymer (right)

As anyone with arthritis will know, cartilage plays a vital role in allowing our joints to move freely. Scientists have now replicated its qualities in a synthetic self-lubricating material, that only needs occasional infusions of water.

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