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Science speaks: Which comes out on top this Valentine’s day, milk or dark chocolate?

By April Gocha / February 14, 2017

Beyond personal preference, what can science say about which kind of chocolate comes out on top—milk or dark? Watch this video from ACS Reactions to get the play-by-play of how dark squares stack up to milk chocolate.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 21, 2016

New machine mills in nanometer precision, advancing lithium-air batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 21, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 15, 2015

Freeze-casting mimics nature, intersection of art and science in glass, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 15, 2015.

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Like a MOF to the glass: New technique forms hybrid glasses from metal-organic frameworks

By April Gocha / September 24, 2015

A worldwide research team has figured out how to form MOFs into glasses through careful techniques to prevent the materials’ degradation during processing.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 22, 2015

Nanoparticles are unique, paper tubes make stiff origami, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 22, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 2, 2015

Predicting magnetic behavior in metal oxides, on-demand X-rays, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 2, 2015.

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Most delicious materials science: Study probes chocolate with X-rays to keep surface bloom at bay

By April Gocha / May 26, 2015

A group of researchers from the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, Hamburg University of Technology, and Nestle has taken chocolately materials science goodness a step further by studying just how fat bloom forms on the surface of chocolate.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / February 11, 2015

Silicene transistors are a first, lightweight steel is just as strong, a new synchrotron shines bright, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 11, 2015.

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Unique crystals prevent crack propagation and bestow strength to ancient Roman concrete

By April Gocha / January 6, 2015

A new study confirms that unique aluminum-containing crystals that form in Roman concrete are behind the material’s robust strength and durability.

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Hanging tough: Rare ceramic goes amorphous for strength

By April Gocha / November 5, 2014

New research into a rare form of silica, stishovite, shows that the metastable material gets tough by a unique mechanism—transitioning from a crystalline to amorphous structure.

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