Unbreakable glass inspired by seashells

Published: 28 September 2021

Scientists from McGill University develop stronger and tougher glass, inspired by the inner layer of mollusk shells. Instead of shattering upon impact, the new material has the resiliency of...

Glass that bends but doesn’t break

Published: 29 January 2014

Normally when you drop a drinking glass on the floor it shatters. But, in future, thanks to a technique developed in McGill’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, when the same thing happens the...

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