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2015-02-05 15:39:58

Materials engineers from South Korea have developed a new steel alloy that is flexible, ultra-strong and lightweight, according to a new report in the journal Nature.

Strengthening Steel Without Sacrificing Ductility
2014-04-09 16:20:21

Researchers from Brown University and universities in China have found a simple technique that can strengthen steel without sacrificing ductility.

Firing Temperature Determines Whether Glass Will Bend Or Break
2013-02-28 16:24:11

Researchers have found a way to determine whether glass will be brittle, or will have the ability to bend without breaking.

2011-08-29 20:36:07

Thin gold wires often used in high-end electronic applications are wonderfully flexible as well as conductive.

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2010-04-07 13:25:04

In a paper published in Nature, Huajian Gao and researchers from the University of Alabama and China report a new mechanism that governs the peak strength of nanostructured metals.

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2010-02-10 11:21:36

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed a way to make some notoriously brittle materials ductile—yet stronger than ever—simply by reducing their size.

2008-08-03 03:00:20

By Ciulik, J It has been an exciting year in refractory metals. We had a very interesting symposium at the TMS 2008 Annual Meeting in New Orleans.