Mechanical properties news, June 2023

Using nanomagnets, rubber and conductive yarn, scientists have invented a smart textile that can sense and measure body movements.

biodegradable perforated scaffold supports hierarchical regrowth of blood vessels, blood flow to implanted tissue, and integrates with capillaries

atom probe tomography reveals crucial organic-inorganic interfacial interactions during mineralization

simple, scalable one-pot, non-toxic, catalyst-free process yields hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN) nano-onions

Researchers have found a way to increase the toughness of flexible elastomers by replacing existing cross-links with ones that are five times weaker.

Engineers have developed a way to 3D-print two different metal materials in the same circular layer using two welding heads.

Researchers have shown that electric fields can be used to control the motion of material defects in crystalline materials.

A novel class of metamaterial that possess a point or line where the material doesn’t deform under stress could act as mechanical memory.

A novel conducting polymer hydrogel can be used to print soft electrodes for use in bioelectronic implants and other medical devices.

Researchers have developed a database for exploring the relationships between the structures and properties of transition metal dichalcogenides.

Wearable textiles capture energy from body movement to generate electricity

Researchers have studied the effects of reversible interactions on the dynamics of new associative polymers they developed.

Vegetable oils may enable stronger and more eco-friendly sound absorbing materials

Researchers have used 3D printing to create a new class of titanium alloys that are strong and not brittle under tension.

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