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Metals and alloys

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Metals with a gradient in grain size show increased overall strength while allowing ductile behavior to take place to avoid catastrophic failure.

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Under pressure, does hydrogen become a metal?

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Researchers have found a way to greatly reduce the effects of fatigue in steel by incorporating a laminated nanostructure.

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Scientists have combined silicon nanosheets with a polymer to produce a composite material that is UV-resistant and easy to process.

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Using several analytical techniques, scientists have studied what happens when sodium ions are inserted into and extracted from an iron sulfide electrode.

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A novel 3D printing method can rapidly create and precisely control a material's architecture from the nano- to centimeter-scale.

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NASA plans on using the materials already in space to create structures.

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Nanocrystalline doped ceramic oxide with zero-energy grain boundaries is as stable as bulk material.

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Scientists have shown that DNA can control the assembly of bipyramidal gold nanoparticles into a complex crystal structure known as a clathrate.

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