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October 2015 Volume 7 No 10

Sometimes it's just as important to break chemical bonds as it is to make them and one area in which this is particularly true is degradable polymers. In a Review Article in this issue, Vianney Delplace and Julien Nicolas discuss approaches to the synthesis of vinyl polymers that can be partially or completely degraded and consider the potential for such materials in biomedical applications.

Review Article p771

IMAGE: JULIEN NICOLAS

COVER DESIGN: KAREN MOORE