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Nanoindentation experiments reveal porous particle size matters for assembled material toughness

By April Gocha / January 9, 2018

After collecting extensive data, researchers at Rice University (Houston, Texas) can definitively say that, when it comes to porous nanoparticles, size matters—and, in the process, they’ve made some surprising discoveries about how size affects the materials’ intrinsic properties.

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Video: Graphene goes 3-D to build porous geometries that are stronger and lighter than steel

By April Gocha / January 11, 2017

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Mass.) have figured out the key to building strong yet light 3-D structures from graphene.

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3-D-printed bioceramic composite offers flexible new hope for bone replacement

By April Gocha / October 4, 2016

Researchers at Northwestern University report that they’ve developed a hyperelastic material that can be 3-D-printed into a scaffold that may someday help repair and replace human bone.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 31, 2016

Reducing expensive metals for fuel cell reactions, new tandem cell is innovating solar, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 31, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / August 10, 2016

Carbon nanotubes stitch together composites, Olympians suit up in high-tech apparel, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 10, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / March 16, 2016

Graphene-wrapped nanocrystals power fuel cells, ceramics convert wasted heat to electricity, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 16, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 7, 2015

Designing defects in nanomaterials, boosting output of CIGS solar cells, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 7, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 23, 2015

Cubic boron nitride–diamond cuts, hybrid solar cell lights and heats things up, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 23, 2015.

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Strong yet light: Ceramic-polymer composite microstructures built using 3D laser lithography

By April Gocha / February 12, 2014

German group builds high-strength low-density ceramic-polymer composite microstructures using 3D laser lithography.

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New coextrusion process for making 3D highly porous materials from alumina–camphene slurry

By Eileen De Guire / February 4, 2014

Korean researchers report on a new coextrusion process for making 3D highly porous materials from alumina–camphene slurry.

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