Lehigh University ceramics researchers shed light on metal embrittlement


Why does a solid metal that is engineered for ductility become brittle, often suddenly and with dramatic consequences, in the presence of certain liquid metal impurities? The phenomenon, known as liquid metal embrittlement, or LME,…

Read More...

Carnegie Mellon scientists discover how molecular motors go into ‘energy save mode’


Related images(click to enlarge) The transport system inside living cells is a well-oiled machine with tiny protein motors hauling chromosomes, neurotransmitters and other vital cargo around the cell. These molecular motors are responsible for a…

Read More...