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Computation and theory news, September 2015

By studying metallic glasses, scientists have revealed that the atoms in glass form a fractal pattern at small scales.

Scientists have developed complex self-folding structures using components made from smart shape-memory polymers.

Hydrogen-making catalyst using cheaper and more abundant materials.

Scientists have developed a unique model for the fast and accurate prediction of novel metal alloy materials for catalysis.

A new model can predict for the first time which combinations of metals will best form metallic glass.

Individual nanoparticles in solution can be resolved in 3D by combining developments in electron microscopy, biology, and computation.

A new 'electron camera' shows how individual atoms move to form wrinkles in a single layer of molecules.

Scientists have discovered that plastics don't need to possess ordered polymer chains in order to conduct electricity.

Scientists have created the first synthetic structure made of both protein and DNA.

Theoretical calculations suggest that the properties of atom-thick sheets of boron depend on where those atoms are deposited.

The UK EPSRC has awarded a £5.4 million grant for research into new advanced biomaterials in healthcare.

Software developed at Purdue University for modeling composite materials has been commercialized by a US company.

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