April 21st, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Apple has published a patent, hinting that the back of its next iPhone may be made of a metallic glass material. The material is created using a micro-alloying process that combines metallic glass with a metal substrate, resulting in a smooth and durable finish.
April 21st, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Kobe Steel acquires Swedish isostatic press manufacturer Quintus Technologies, OSHA to delay enforcing silica rule, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for April 21, 2017.
April 20th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
The May 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles about Gorilla Glass automotive windshields, 3-D-printed polymer-derived CMCs, a composite-like semiconductor crystal, and dynamics of glass relaxation—is now available online.
April 20th, 2017 | by Belinda Raines
The St. Louis Section of The American Ceramic Society was founded in 1965. Officers Chair Bill Davis Harbison Walker …
April 19th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
What can you do to reduce your carbon footprint? How about eating your water bottle? A small lab in London came up with a unique way to package liquids that's completely edible.
April 19th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Nanocoatings for heat exhangers have anti-adhesive and anti-corrosive effects, silicon wafers could take heat of solar ‘power plants’, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 19, 2017.
April 18th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
The March for Science is set for this upcoming Saturday, April 22, in Washington, D.C., and some 400 other cities around the world, in which scientists and science supporters will converge for a rally to display their support for the role of science in society and its place in public policy.
April 18th, 2017 | by Eileen De Guire
The May 2017 Bulletin explores how an innovative combination of materials can improve today’s car windows
April 18th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Colorblind people are now able to see true colors—thanks to the efforts of glass research scientists at EnChroma, a company that makes glasses for individuals with color vision deficiency.
April 14th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Northwestern University have devised a technique to 3-D print soft rubber-like materials out of ink composed primarily of extraterrestrial soil. Using a biologically derived binder to hold the soil particles together, the team demonstrated that their unique method can 3-D print tools, building blocks, and other structures.