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Mechanical properties news, April 2016

View the live 2016 Elsevier Distinguished Lecture on Wednesday April 27th, 2016.

Scientists have developed a quick and efficient method for exfoliating atomically-thin flakes of phosphorene from black phosphorous.

View details about the Fifth International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials, taking place in March 2017.

3D printing of robots from both solids and liquids for the first time.

Finnish researchers are calling for consistent and standardized testing of super-hydrophobic materials.

Researchers have created a stretchable photodetector with enhanced, strain-tunable photoresponsivity by engineering 2D graphene into 3D structures.

Applying pressure can change the properties of the crystalline materials known as perovskites and how they respond to light.

A new type of amorphous steel alloy possesses a record-breaking ability to withstand an impact without deforming permanently.

New research has identified how liquid-like materials can change into a solid-like state through simple stirring.

Rediscovered synthesis methods for transition metal dichalcogenides could enable future optical, electronic, and mechanical devices.

A new paper-like battery electrode made from silicon oxycarbide glass and graphene is able to operate at the low temperatures found in space.

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