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Researchers from Brown University and universities in China have found a simple technique that can strengthen steel without sacrificing ductility.
What do some high-end golf clubs and your living room window have in common? The answer is glass, but in the golf clubs' case it's a specialized glass product, called metallic glass, with the ability to be bent considerably and spring back into its original form.
When deciding what materials to use in building something, determining how those materials respond to stress and strain is often the first task.
From the production of tougher, more durable smart phones and other electronic devices, to a wider variety of longer lasting biomedical implants, bulk metallic glasses are poised to be mainstay materials for the 21st Century.
Researchers have found a way to determine whether glass will be brittle, or will have the ability to bend without breaking.
Archeologists have unearthed what looks like a cone-shaped alien skull from 1,000 years ago in Mexico.
When materials are stressed, they eventually change shape.
MIT engineers have worked out a computational model which shows how solar energy can be more or less funneled before it’s captured, ensuring an efficient and effective solar energy capturing mechanism.
Plagued by a life ruled by the stress of a birth-defect, surviving abuse, alcoholism, and unemployment, author Richard Murphy dug deep into his source of strength, and found inspiration to carry
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