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Mechanical properties news, May 2019

A nanocomposite that combines polymer nanofibers and boron nitride nanosheets could make a superior dielectric material for flexible electronics.

penguin feathers and polar bear fur hold the key for designing effective thermal insulating materials

hierarchical structure of horse's hoof inspires energy-absorbing, impact-resistant materials

Cardiac patch that can be placed directly onto the heart for treatment of heart disease

Researchers have developed a machine-learning algorithm that can accurately predict the mechanical properties of metal organic frameworks.

researchers have developed an alternative to plastic in the form of a recyclable composite made from graphite and cellulose extracted from wood pulp

Scientists have discovered that applying strain to 2D materials such as doped-graphene could increase their critical superconducting temperature.

A novel foam made primarily from cellulose nanocrystals works better than Styrofoam for insulation.

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Scientists have developed a next-generation plastic that can be recycled again and again into new materials of any color, shape or form.

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‘Lifelike’ material with artificial metabolism made from DNA

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Inspired by the skin of cephalopods such as squid, engineers have developed a new composite material that can trap or release heat as desired.

A new algorithm that can accurately predict the mechanical behavior of glass at different temperatures could aid the discovery of new materials.

Researchers have developed a new protective layer for carbon nanotubes that can protect them from environmental contamination.

Polymer foam offers potential route to practical solar desalination

Repeatedly stretching hydrogels in a water bath aligns their nanofibers, producing a strong, soft and hydrated material that resists breakdown or fatigue.

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