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New microscopy technique reveals strengths of new alloy

A new microscopy technique can track microstructural changes in materials in real time as they are exposed to extreme heat and stress.

Twisting and bending nanoscale materials creates novel optical devices

By using an ion beam to twist and bend a nanometer-thick layer of metal, scientists have created nanodevices for manipulating light.

Researchers have discovered that entangled, long-chain polymers in solutions relax at two different rates after processing.

Researchers have used a novel cold sintering process to produce, for the first time, a composite made from a ceramic and the 2D material MXene.

Using a high-speed electron camera, researchers have recorded the most detailed atomic movie of gold melting after being blasted by laser light.

Elsevier's extended Materials Today family also delivered very strong results.

By infusing a magnetic fluid in a micro-structured solid substrate, researchers have created a dynamic surface with reconfigurable topography.

A novel graphene-assembled film possesses higher thermal conductivity than graphite film, even though graphite consists of many layers of graphene.

3D-printing provides fast, continuous means of producing nerve guidance conduits (NGCs) to help treat peripheral nervous systems injuries.

Scientists have discovered how the mechanical properties of MOFs relate to their structure, particularly the role played by functional groups.

Scientists have discovered that reactive elements and water combine to create a fast-growing, nanocrystalline oxide scale on high-temperature alloys.

A new composite binder made primarily of fly ash, a by-product of coal-fired power plants, can replace Portland cement in concrete.

A new hybrid conductive material comprising liquid metal embedded in an elastic polymer can be bent and stretched at will.

A novel composite made of hydrogel and a 2D material can conduct electricity, stretch by more than 3400%, self-heal and adhere to many surfaces.

Scientists have developed a simple way to produce a conductive graphene foam that they can shape into 3D objects such as battery electrodes.

A new type of 3D-printable ink with tiny magnetic particles produces soft structures that can move in complex ways in response to a magnetic field.

Elsevier releases 2017 CiteScore values.

Researchers have combined cellulose and chitin to produce an all-natural material for 3D printing that is strong, lightweight and inexpensive.

Researchers have developed a new way to grow mineralized materials that could regenerate hard tissues such as dental enamel and bone.

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