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Disorderly conduct: Insight into materials failure could lead to glasses that are less likely to break

By April Gocha / December 5, 2017

An interdisciplinary group of scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have harnessed intense computation, data, and modeling power to determine how disordered solids fail, an understanding that could help engineer custom materials, such as glass that is less likely to break.

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Inspired by tardigrades: Vapor deposition creates molecular order in glass

By April Gocha / September 13, 2015

A team of researchers from the University of Chicago, in collaboration with researchers in Wisconsin and France, has made a surprising discovery about glass—amorphous isn’t the only way to go.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 30, 2014

Molybdenum disulfide gets some understanding, how glassy materials fail, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 30, 2014.

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