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Computation and theory news, July 2016

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Novel lipid-like peptoids can spontaneously form a membrane with similar properties to cell membranes found in nature.

Gaining a better understanding of microscopic mechanisms of glass.

Scientists have developed a new method for determining how well artificial photosynthesis materials will weather harsh environments.

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Scientists have discovered the cause of a ‘traffic jam’ of ions that can slow down the charging and discharging of lithium-ion batteries.

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Researchers have discovered a novel quasiparticle that allows the thermal conductivity of ferroelectric materials to be altered by an electrical stimulus.

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Researchers have created a set of computational models for predicting a hydrogel’s structure, mechanical properties and functional performance.

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A novel platinum-gold alloy, 100 times more durable than high-strength steel, is believed to be the most wear-resistant metal in the world.