Dendrite Formations (image) NASA/Johnson Space Center Share Print E-Mail Caption Dendrite formations, as shown here, affect the process of metals casting. Results from this International Space Station investigation are an example of materials science data that would be included in the MaterialsLab database. Credit Peter Voorhees/Northwestern University Usage Restrictions For news coverage in connection with this news story. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.