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2012-10-24 12:05:33

For the first time, scientists have observed how droplets within solids deform and burst under high electric voltages.

Process Makes Polymers Truly Plastic
2012-03-16 03:21:58

Just as a chameleon changes its color to blend in with its environment, Duke University engineers have demonstrated for the first time that they can alter the texture of plastics on demand, for example, switching back and forth between a rough surface and a smooth one.

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2011-03-05 11:51:38

A Duke University team has seen for the first time how soft polymers can break down under exposure to electrical current.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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