[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Jim Dryden
jdryden@wustl.edu
314-286-0110
Washington University School of Medicine

Saran Cracking

Loading video...

Caption: As a piece of plastic wrap is stretched, the new algorithms identify the location (in red) where it is weakening, which is where the material eventually breaks.

Credit: John Boyle, The Royal Society (used with permission)

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: New technology may identify tiny strains in body tissues before injuries occur


[ Back to EurekAlert! ]