New Material Changes Shape, Prompted Just By Light

We’re not always the same person. The jokes you tell at home aren’t necessarily the ones you tell at work, and I don’t know about you, but I certainly talked differently around my grandmother than I did around my friends. Linguistics people call this tendency code-switching. People are complicated, multi-faceted, and some situations bring out certain qualities in us — it makes sense. But we’re not the only ones. Some materials “code-switch” too, acting differently based on diffe…

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