October 15th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Our photoblog provides a glimpse of the action at MS&T14, including the annual awards banquet, honoring the achievements of our members in service to society and the Society, as well as some fierce ceramics competition in the exhibit hall.
October 10th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
A team from Ohio State University has developed a hybrid solar cell-rechargeable battery—the world's first—that cuts the cost of renewable energy and increases solar energy efficiency.
October 7th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Los Alamos National Lab have discovered some interesting secrets lying at the interfaces within nanocomposite oxide ceramics—secrets that help open the door to better batteries, fuel cells, nuclear materials, and more.
September 26th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
A Pacific Northwest National Laboratory team has developed a method that marries glass beads and 3D printing to transform your smart (or dumb) phone into a portable high-powered, high-quality microscope.
September 24th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Other materials stories that may be of interest for September 24, 2014.
September 21st, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Basic research at the nation’s colleges and universities received a decrease in federal funding by 0.3 percent between FY 2011 and FY 2012, according to data from the National Science Foundation.
September 15th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
In the weeks leading up to Materials Science and Technology 2014, we preview four lectures not to miss. First up: Ceramics for Innovation and Sustainability.
September 10th, 2014 | by Eileen De Guire
Texas State University researchers discover varistor embedded ceramic transistor hybrid devices.
September 9th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
A new sponge-like material structure developed by scientists at MIT can soak up the sun—and uses that sunlight to make steam.
September 9th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at the University of California, Davis have caught the first-ever glimpse of a borosilicate glass transition under pressure, a finding that may help unlock some of glass's secrets.