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Mechanical properties news, September 2014

Understanding how carbon fibers perform in metal composite materials could now be easier with a combined analysis approach.

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Researchers have developed anew method for the synthesis of an ultrahard material that exceeds diamond in hardness.

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Jack Lemons has been awarded the highly acclaimed international 2015 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal Award.

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Textile-based organic photovoltaic cell could be a promising approach for powering wearable electronics.

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