July 20th, 2018 | by Mark Mecklenborg
"Ceramicizing the Future for a Sustainable Society" was the theme of ICC7, held in Foz do Iguacu, Brazil on June 17–21, 2018. Attendees listened to four plenary speakers, 129 invited speakers, and many presentations that covered a range of topics.
July 20th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
The August 2018 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online. You’ll find stories about how functional ceramics will be 3-D printed for outer space applications, how fly ash waste can be used for high-performance refractories, and much more.
July 17th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers at Penn State University have developed a self-heating and self-charging lithium-ion battery that can charge itself in 15 minutes at temperatures as low as -45 degrees F. Their technology could speed up adoption of electric vehicles.
July 13th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers showed bioscaffolds out of graphene foam mixed with animal cells could eventually replace cartilage destroyed by osteoarthritis. The military may also use the research to treat musculoskeletal injuries in the field.
July 12th, 2018 | by Jonathon Foreman
An easy way to get your journal article noticed is to submit it with a graphical abstract image, which is an image, table, graph, or another figure that includes a brief text description highlighting the most important aspect of your paper.
July 11th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers at MIT have fabricated small flexible magnetic structures using a 3-D printer and ink fused with magnetic particles. The structures could be used to remotely control biomedical devices for drug delivery or for pumping blood, among other functions.
July 6th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers also have conducted studies on the amount of urine in an average swimming pool. The results show that you're probably not in any danger.
July 6th, 2018 | by Jonathon Foreman
ACerS journals have increasing influence in the scientific community, according to the latest Journal Impact Factor report from Clarivate. The Journal of the American Ceramic Society continues to be the most cited journal in the field of ceramic science and engineering.
July 4th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Happy 4th of July to our American readers! Unsure of what to bring to today's family gathering? In today's video, we bring you a quick and easy "recipe" of sorts for your contribution to the family picnic.
July 3rd, 2018 | by Faye Oney
The White House will present more than 140 teachers, mentors, and organizations with special presidential awards, consisting of a presidential citation and $10,000, to recognize their contributions to enhancing student learning in the STEM subjects.