Researchers found that adding a full twist made it possible to break spaghetti in half. It is nearly impossible to snap a dry spaghetti noodle neatly in two -- a challenge that has confounded pasta-loving researchers for decades. Now scientists from MIT have finally figured out how to break such noodles in two -- with a twist. These findings may help shed light on how cracks form and how to control breaks in other kinds of rods, such as carbon fibers in golf clubs and helicopter blades, or even microtubules in cells . READ FULL ARTICLE.

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