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Mechanical properties news, September 2015

Scientists have used imperfections running through liquid crystals as a template for the synthesis of novel materials.

Environmental impact of green composites based on nanocellulose-reinforced epoxy composites.

A novel method for combining proteins and synthetic polymers could produce biomaterials with unprecedented properties.

A novel microscopy technique for determining the 3D position of individual atoms can identify point defects in a material.

By studying metallic glasses, scientists have revealed that the atoms in glass form a fractal pattern at small scales.

Understanding the behavior of silicon nitride could lead to better performance devices for orthopedics.

A new stretchable, transparent conductor can be stretched and released at least 10,000 times without showing signs of fatigue.

Scientists have developed complex self-folding structures using components made from smart shape-memory polymers.

A new synthetic material made from 1 billion tiny magnets undergoes phase transitions as the temperature changes.

origami technique produces stiff but flexible engineering structures

Scientists have developed coated silica nanoparticles for treating sensitive teeth.

A new model can predict for the first time which combinations of metals will best form metallic glass.

Simple, new technique creates tiny hollow cages of Pt with walls just a few atoms thick that could be used in catalysis.

Growing graphene on a liquid layers enables the production of high quality, large single crystals.

Japanese arts of origami (paper folding) and kirigami (paper cutting) inspire scientists and engineers to make graphene into three-dimensional structures.

Combining super-resolution microscopy and fluorescence spectroscopy produces a new technique for studying pores.

A new 'electron camera' shows how individual atoms move to form wrinkles in a single layer of molecules.

A new one-step process can make carbon-based nanomaterials that possess superior physical properties in three dimensions.

A newly developed polymer material can emit light of different colors in response to a wide variety of external conditions.

A single drop of water can repair tears in a novel biopolymer derived from the suckers on squid tentacles.

Scientists have successfully wrapped up droplets in thin polymer sheets.

By finding a way to get metal-organic frameworks to melt, scientists have developed a novel type of glass.

The UK EPSRC has awarded a £5.4 million grant for research into new advanced biomaterials in healthcare.

Engineers have created a biocompatible scaffold that allows sheets of beating heart cells to snap together just like velcro.

Polymer scaffolding has allowed scientists to see how plant cells behave and interact with each other in a 3D environment.

Scientists in the US have taken advantage of a sponge-like gel called a ‘cryogel’ to produce a novel type of cancer vaccine.

Software developed at Purdue University for modeling composite materials has been commercialized by a US company.

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