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Imperfect fluids and inheritance

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Figure 1: An ethylene-propylene rubber possessing a broad enough distribution of chain composition can separate into two ‘daughter’ phases.

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Fredrickson, G. Imperfect fluids and inheritance. Nature 395, 323–324 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1038/26338

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