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Yiqi Yang co-edits book
Yang

Yiqi Yang and colleague Helan Xu served as co-editors for the book Porous Lightweight Composites Reinforced with Fibrous Structures. The publication offers a comprehensive overview of the raw materials, processing technologies, performance properties and applications of lightweight composites. (8/11/17)


Sorghum husks potential use as wool dye
Yang

A study by Yiqi Yang and Chinese colleagues recently found that the husks of sorghum plants could potentially be used as a fade-resistant, UV-shielding dye for wool fabrics. (8/7/17)


Metal-free nanoparticle could expand MRI use, tumor detection
Rajca

A new metal-free nanoparticle developed by Andrzej Rajca and colleagues at MIT could help circumvent health- and age- related barriers to the metal-containing agents sometimes used to improve the color contrast and diagnostic value of MRIs. (8/3/17)


Dr. Sellmyer co-edits book
Sellmyer

Dr. David Sellmyer acted as a co-editor for a recently published book titled, “Magnetic Nanomaterials: Fundamentals, Synthesis and Applications.” The book outlines how the latest developments in magnetic nanoparticles and nanomaterials are advancing the fields of biomedicine, energy storage, water treatment, and more. Learn more about the book here (7/28/17)


Controlling elasticity with magnetism
Binek

Christian Binek has found that, under certain conditions, the magnetic properties of a material can predict the relationship between its elasticity and temperature. You can read more about his findings here (7/19/17)

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