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Materials scientists investigate and understand the structures and chemical makeup of various natural and synthetic or composite materials, including metals, alloys, rubber, ceramics, semiconductors, polymers, and glass. They also discover best way to strengthen or combine materials or create new materials with new or specific makeup for use in a myriad of products and applications.
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