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computer model of concrete’s inner matrix August 8, 2016
Nothing -- and something -- give concrete strength, toughness
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a mantis shrimp May 31, 2016
Mantis shrimp inspires next generation of ultra-strong materials
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granular crystal in the laser experimental setup May 17, 2016
UW team first to measure microscale granular crystal dynamics
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tunable window March 14, 2016
Tunable windows for privacy, camouflage
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a  new type of foldable material March 11, 2016
A foldable material that can change size, volume and shape
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polygonal origami tube changing one switch January 27, 2016
Reconfigurable origami tubes could find antenna, microfluidic uses
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a new stretchy hydrogel December 7, 2015
Stretchy hydrogel 'Band-Aid' senses, lights up, delivers medicine
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hydrogel being pulled away from a glass surface November 9, 2015
Hydrogel superglue is 90 percent water
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a wearable patch September 29, 2015
Wearable electronic health patches may now be cheaper and easier to make
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Ting Zhu and Shuman Xia September 24, 2015
Nano-mechanical study offers new assessment of silicon for next-gen batteries
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4-D printing with shape-memory materials4 September 21, 2015
Four-dimensional technology allows self-folding of complex objects
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a person untangling a knot September 8, 2015
Untangling the mechanics of knots
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researchers show a large origami structure September 7, 2015
Paper tubes make stiff origami structures
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plastic sticking itself back together September 1, 2015
Water heals a bioplastic
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 new soft actuators harnesses August 17, 2015
Controlling the uncontrollable
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wrapped sheets of tiny carbon nanotubes July 23, 2015
Scientists stretch electrically conducting fibers to new lengths
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boron nitride July 15, 2015
'White graphene' structures can take the heat
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images of a nanowire exhibiting anelasticity July 13, 2015
Researchers find nanowires have unusually pronounced 'anelastic' properties
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images of a nanowire exhibiting anelasticity July 13, 2015
Nanowires highly 'anelastic,' research shows
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sheets of graphene develop micron-scale wrinkles April 23, 2015
Researchers add a new wrinkle to cell culture
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Rouzbeh Shahsavari, left, and Navid Sakhavand March 16, 2015
Maps predict strength of structures
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a cutaway illustration of a clinker January 13, 2015
Crush those clinkers while they're hot
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a calcium-silicate-hydrate (aka cement) January 8, 2015
Atomic placement of elements counts for strong concrete
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a thin polymer rod October 3, 2014
Untangling how cables coil
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discrete elastic rods, used for hair simulation September 29, 2014
How things coil
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engineering graphic September 24, 2014
'Skin-like' device monitors cardiovascular and skin health
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Rouzbeh Shahsavari, left, and Navid Sakhavand July 15, 2014
3-D nanostructure could benefit nanoelectronics, gas storage
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a fold-crease June 25, 2014
Mathematical models explain how a wrinkle becomes a crease
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atomic-scale model of a nanophononic metamateril February 20, 2014
Nanoscale pillars could radically improve conversion of heat to electricity
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Zhifeng Ren January 28, 2014
UH researchers create new flexible, transparent conductor
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