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26. March 2015

Superstructure in Heusler alloys discovered


Scientists determine the structure of shape memory alloys of nickel-manganese-indium. They have received NMI3 support to conduct experiments at MLZ through the Rapid Access Program. Read more

19. March 2015

Will we have stronger, enduring teeth? New material for tooth fillings is being investigated

Heloisa Bordallo and Ana Benetti in the lab

Scientists used neutrons and X-rays to better understand the structure and hydration process of glass ionomer cements. This material is a promising alternative for dental fillings. Read more

11. March 2015

SANS: a unique technique to look inside plants’ leaves


Small-angle neutron scattering enabled researchers to look inside intact leaves to learn how their structure and functions change when submitted to environmental changes. Read more