Materials Engineering

McGill research team studies how calcium compounds accumulate in the arteries

Published: 31Jan2018

Team leader Marta Cerruti, using the tools of the Canadian Light Source, has examined the mineralized arteries of genetically modified laboratory mice and found that the pathway in the body that...

Study reveals clues to cause of hydrogen embrittlement

Published: 19Nov2012

Hydrogen, the lightest element, can easily dissolve and migrate within metals to make these otherwise ductile materials brittle and substantially more prone to failures.