Tag archive for School of Materials Science and Engineering

unwrap the unseen

The methods and tools of Big Data visualization have value in every field of scholarship and science, even in the humanities.

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No harm, no foul

How to stop barnacles from gaining a foothold on hulls and gear.

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Oyster Medics

Falwell notches the shell and watches the oyster repair the wound.

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a sea change in shell science

Andy Mount and his students are going up against seventy years of research that teaches something entirely different and that’s a tough thing to do.

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a gear head goes bio

His was not the usual path to a job fighting cancer. Stephen Foulger was a California dude, a surfer and gear head who built motorcycles.

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learning from the Hunley

From the crucible of desperation, the South forged an improbable secret weapon: a hand-cranked attack boat. The H.L. Hunley was designed to do what no vessel in the world had ever done: sink a warship from beneath the waves.

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transformations

A new generation of tools is allowing scientists to reveal, in breathtaking detail, once-hidden patterns of life.

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