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Shape-shifting iron SMAs could signal shift for construction industry

By Jessica McMathis / July 31, 2014

Though not used widely in the construction industry, shape memory alloys could potentially be used to pre-stress the concrete beams that shore up bridges—and a team from Switzerland’s Empa research lab is hoping to help them live up to that potential.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / July 15, 2013

  What is glass? Keck Foundation award supports University of Akron research Three University of Akron researchers hoping to uncover the mysteries of glass formation have received a $1 million grant from the prestigious and highly selective W.M. Keck Foundation. This is the first Keck Foundation grant issued to an Ohio research team in more…

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