0622_STRAIN-1 [Nano-infused paint can detect strain]

Researchers at Rice University invented a nanotube-infused strain paint that can help detect stresses in materials, including bridges, building and aircraft. From left: Rice Professors Bruce Weisman and Satish Nagarajaiah, research scientist Sergei Bachilo and graduate student Venkata Srivishnu Vemuru; and Paul Withey, an associate professor of physics at the University of Houston – Clear Lake. (Credit: Tommy LaVergne/Rice University)

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