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2013-10-03 23:00:59

Anna Balazs, a pioneer in the area of predicting the behavior of complex polymeric materials through her theoretical modeling, has been awarded the national 2013 Mines Medal by the South Dakota

2012-03-30 08:05:45

Sooner than later, robots may have the ability to “feel.”

2012-01-11 15:37:11

Like the human body, a digital device often suffers a few bruises and scratches within a lifetime.

2011-03-22 22:22:58

A Pitt and Carnegie Mellon team developed a new model of how self-repairing materials function and show that materials with a certain number of easily breakable bonds can absorb more stress, a natural trick found in the resilient abalone shell.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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