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November 16, 2014
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A Metallic Alloy That is Tough and Ductile at Cryogenic Temperatures

Researchers at Berkeley and Oak Ridge Labs Test a Multi-element High-Entropy Alloy with A new concept in metallic alloy design – called “high‐entropy alloys” – has yielded a multiple-element material that not only tests out as one of the toughest … Continue reading

August 2, 2013
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Of Aging Bones and Sunshine

Study at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source Links Vitamin D Deficiency to Accelerated Aging of Bones Everyone knows that as we grow older our bones become more fragile. Now a team of U.S. and German scientists led by researchers with … Continue reading

December 14, 2012
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Space-Age Ceramics Get Their Toughest Test:

Berkeley Lab Researchers Develop Real-Time CT-Scan Test Rig For Ceramic Composites at Ultrahigh Temperatures Advanced ceramic composites can withstand the ultrahigh operational temperatures projected for hypersonic jet and next generation gas turbine engines, but real-time analysis of the mechanical properties … Continue reading

September 3, 2011
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The Brittleness of Aging Bones – More than a Loss of Bone Mass

*Berkeley Lab Researchers Show How Loss of Bone Quality Also a Major Factor* It is a well-established fact that as we grow older our bones become more brittle and prone to fracturing. It is also well established that loss of … Continue reading