News tagged with mechanical stresses

New measurement into biological polymer networks

(PhysOrg.com) -- The development of a new measurement technology under a research project funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the National Science Foundation is probing the structure of composite and ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Turning over a new leaf

(PhysOrg.com) -- German researchers have transformed the skeleton of a leaf into iron carbide. The new technique enables the conversion of metal carbides into intricate microstructures in just one step.

dateSep 20, 2010 in Materials Science
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In-situ insights into alloys

New research has produced the first micro-scale, in-situ, real-time observations of structural changes within alloys when under extremely high temperatures and stress.

dateAug 26, 2009 in Condensed Matter
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