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Mechanical properties news, January 2014

Researchers have taken inspiration from the mechanics of natural structures like seashells in order to significantly increase the toughness of glass.

A new method could eventually find applications from nondestructive testing of materials to sound suppression.

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Access a special issue of Polymer, focusing on porous polymers.

Researchers compared the collective responses of the motor proteins to variations in motor numbers and cargo sizes.

The MATLAB figure viewer is now available in over 100 Elsevier journals, spanning materials science, computer science, engineering and more.

A new study on the nature of the interactions between halogen atoms in such various materials points to the possibility of designing bendy crystals.

Researchers at ETH are developing electronic components that are thinner and more flexible than before.

Researchers in the United States have suggested an alternative way to allocate science funding.

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