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Articles published 10 years ago are discussed in the light of recent works in science.

Flashback : cracking induced by desiccation

Ten years ago, GRASP members reported experimental results about the unusual crack dynamics of clay and mud during desiccation [1]. In 2d, typical fracture networks appear during the drying process, dividing the material into cells (see left picture). In fact, … Continue reading

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