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Inspired by animal chirps, engineers have devised a faster and more accurate rheological technique for measuring the properties of soft materials.

2D peptide materials, row by row

Scientists have developed a liquid crystal elastomer with auxetic properties, meaning it gets thicker when stretched.

Physicists have synthesized borophene with large-area single-crystal domains on copper substrates, making it suitable for electronic applications.

Scientists have discovered that silicon contamination is the reason why graphene often doesn't perform as well as predicted.

Researchers have accomplished the first detailed high-speed imaging and analysis of the process that occurs when a microparticle impacts a surface.

A novel X-ray analysis technique has revealed the mechanisms behind resistance at the electrode-electrolyte interface in all-solid-state batteries.

Physicists have found the first evidence for a 2D material that can become a magnetic topological insulator even when it is not placed in a magnetic field.

better understanding of stability of perovskites will aid application in large-area or flexible solar energy systems

Find out the recipients of the 2018 Extreme Mechanics Letters Young Investigator Award.

Giant Panda's tooth enamel recovers its micro- and nano-structure and geometry to counteract the early stages of damage

Congratulations to Prof M Stanley Whittingham.

Scientists have adapted a cryogenic electron microscopy imaging technique to obtain an image of atomic-scale structure in a synthetic polymer.

Using an x-ray analysis technique, scientists have discovered that the metal-insulator transition in magnetite is a two-step process.

A new electron microscopy technique can reveal how nanomaterials change in response to illumination with different wavelengths of light.

Ultrafast X-ray laser pulses have revealed that the insulator-to-metal transition of vanadium dioxide is more complicated than originally thought.

Scientists have confirmed that hafnium oxide is ferroelectric at the nanoscale, as a result of pressure-induced changes in its crystal arrangement.

A novel method can measure the magnetic properties of superconducting and magnetic materials at very low temperatures in high magnetic fields.

Scientists have identified a new class of topological materials made by inserting transition metal atoms into the atomic lattice of niobium disulfide.

A novel ceramic-metal composite that can handle high heat and pressure makes an effective material for producing solar power heat exchangers.

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