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So-called plastic crystals could open new avenues in the quest to make refrigerators with only solid components.

Brian Owens, Contributor

Super high-pressure experiments take science to extremes.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Researchers embrace the wobbliness of soft materials to make squishy robots.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Researchers use machine learning to speed up the trial-and-error search for new materials that can conduct electricity without resistance.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Ensuring a pot of the famous melted cheese dish has the right material properties is key to enjoying it.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

Super slow-motion video reveals the microscopic details of how tape peels.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Researchers use a more environmentally friendly approach to make larger see-through wood panels than before.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Scientists have designed a new material that gets stronger after a "workout."

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Research innovation brings Shrinky Dink-like method to the nanoscale.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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