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Artificial intelligence accelerates discovery of metallic glass

Blend two or three metals together and you get an alloy that usually looks and acts like a metal, with its atoms arranged in rigid geometric patterns.

Fri 13 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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More organic than thou? Rebel farmers create new food label

Some traditional organic farmers are rebelling against what they see as a dilution of the country's organic standards by creating their own additional organic certification program and label.

Tue 10 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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3-D printed active metamaterials for sound and vibration control

Researchers have been pushing the capabilities of materials by carefully designing precise structures that exhibit abnormal properties that can control acoustic or optical waves. However, these ...

Thu 12 Apr 18 from TechXplore

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Research reveals new aspects of superconductivity and correlated phenomena

Discovered accidentally over a century ago, the phenomenon of superconductivity inspired a technological revolution. In 1911, while studying the behavior of solid mercury supercooled to 4 K ...

Thu 12 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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Machine learning offers new way of designing chiral crystals

Engineers and chemists at Hiroshima University successfully used the technology underlying facial recognition to design chiral crystals. This is the first study reporting the use of this technology, ...

Tue 10 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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Study analyzes the keys to fragmentation of metallic materials

Scientists have analyzed the mechanisms behind the dynamic fragmentation of ductile metallic materials that exhibit large permanent deformations when subjected to severe mechanical loading. ...

Tue 10 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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Magnetising the non-magnetic, in 2D

Researchers find a possible route to higher capacity hard drives. Phil Dooley reports.

Mon 9 Apr 18 from Cosmos Magazine

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Study reveals more than 100 tiny plastics in every meal

We could be swallowing more than 100 tiny plastic particles with every main meal, a Heriot-Watt study has revealed.

Wed 4 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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Breakthrough made in atomically thin magnets

Cornell researchers have become the first to control atomically thin magnets with an electric field, a breakthrough that provides a blueprint for producing exceptionally powerful and efficient ...

Wed 4 Apr 18 from Phys.org

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Doing the neutron dance

Thu 5 Apr 18 from Phys.org (news wire)

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