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Iron Alloy Could Create Earthquake-Proof Buildings

March 24th, 2010 03:37 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

separsons writes “Researchers at Japan’s Tohoku University designed a new shape memory metal alloy. The super elastic iron alloy can endure serious stretching and still return to its original shape. The scientists say that once optimized, the material could be used in everything from braces to medical stents to earthquake-proof buildings!”

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