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Mechanical properties news, January 2021

Carbon spheres soak up carbon dioxide

carbon spheres, which can be produced easily and greenly, could adsorb carbon dioxide from industrial processes

A new model has revealed that the strength of carbon nanotube fibers depends on the length of the nanotubes and the friction between them.

By enhancing an algorithm based on the nesting habits of cuckoo birds, scientists have greatly reduced the search time for new high-tech alloys.

surface topography of the pitcher plant creates the right conditions for insects to slip into its trap

The properties of elastic modulus and glass transition temperature can determine the best materials for creating stable organic solar cells.

Inspired by the color-changing skin of octopuses, engineers have created a 3D-printed smart gel that can change shape and color when exposed to light.

Researchers have utilized reactive molecules called radical-type 'mechanophores' to visualize polymer crystallization in real time.

porous iron has great potential as a scaffold for bone repair

characterization of bulk metallic glasses reveals hierarchical structure that determines strength

A novel machine-learning model can accurately predict the hardness of new materials based solely on their chemical composition.

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