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Theory lends transparency to how glass breaks

Over time, when a metallic glass is put under stress, its atoms will shift, slide and ultimately form bands that leave the material more prone to breaking. Rice University scientists have developed new computational methods ...

dateJan 16, 2017 in Condensed Matter
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One radiator to heat a whole floor

Saving energy from building highly insulated homes—often called passive homes or zero-emissions homes—makes sense for the climate and for the homeowner's pocketbook. But what happens if your efficient home is a little ...

dateJan 12, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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Europe's deep freeze claims new victims

Sub-freezing temperatures across swathes of Europe have claimed almost 60 victims in recent days—notably in Poland, Romania and the Balkans—with migrants and the homeless among the most vulnerable, officials said on Tuesday.

dateJan 10, 2017 in Environment
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