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Materials engineering is an applied field that seeks to design materials with some desired physical properties to serve a particular engineering function.

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Researchers at Texas A&M University and the Stevens Institute of Technology are laying the groundwork to develop the next generation of biomedical materials used to treat chronic wounds.

In a collaborative study involving Equal Channel Angular Extrusion, a unique severe plastic deformation process, researchers were able to improve the mechanical properties of magnetic alloys without changing their magnetic properties through microstructural refinement.

Engineers from Texas A&M University and Virginia Tech report important new insights into nanoporous gold--a material with growing applications in several areas, including energy storage and biomedical devices--all without stepping into a lab.