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Materials science

wavy trajectory
23.08.2017

What happens at the moving edge of crack?

Beneath the Surface
01.01.2014

Surprises awaited physicists probing the “filling” of a unique “sandwich”

Prof. Valeri Krongauz
12.09.2010
In the 1960s, Institute scientists discovered photochromism, a reversible change in the color of materials due to exposure to light...
Scanning electron microscope image of a sea urchin spine undergoing repair after breakage.
30.08.2010

 

Scientists look to biology to learn how living organisms create the amazing variety of forms and substances...

illustration: Sunshine
17.08.2010

Research at the Institute is increasing the efficiency of photovoltaics

Sea urchin digging teeth are designed to stay sharp
04.05.2009

Sea urchins dig themselves hiding holes in the limestone of the ocean floor using teeth that don’t...

(l-r) Profs. Stephen Weiner and Lia Addadi and Julia Mahamid. Like shell, like bone
01.05.2009
Scientists reveal a fleeting stage of bone formation
Breaking News
01.05.2006

A new mathematical analysis could help solve the age-old problem of cracks

How the Sea Urchin Grows New Spines
01.05.2005

A study revealing the secrets of a natural engineering marvel could help in the design of new materials

Nanotubes Form Along Atomic Steps
01.12.2004
The Weizmann Institute of Science today announced that a research group headed by Dr. Ernesto Joselevich has developed a new...

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