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Computation and theory news, August 2016

Harvard University has licensed a new materials discovery platform to a company developing novel OLED display technologies.

Find out about the winners of the VUVX Student Prize.

Jing-yang Wang is the recipient of the 2017 Acta Materialia Silver Medal.

Microscopic voids and particles of calcium hydroxide play an important role in in giving concrete its strength and toughness.

Scientists have discovered that ferroelectric materials can produce solar cells able to generate power from 'hot electrons'.

Submit your abstract for the Fifth International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials from the 6 to 10 March 2017.

Dr. Warren Poole wins the 2017 Acta Materialia Holloman Award for Materials & Society.

A new way to predict which binary alloys will form metallic glasses could lead to the development of strong, conductive materials.

Dr. Thomas J. Webster receives the first Acta Biomaterialia Silver Medal Award.

Gold nanowires heat up a bit when illuminated by a laser at room temperature, but heat up far more when illuminated at ultracold conditions.

By firing a plastic projectile into silicon at 12,000mph, scientists have been able to watch pressure-induced changes in crystal structure in real time.

Researchers have produced a new class of materials called sodium polyhydrides, which could possess superconducting properties.

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