November 19th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Growing forests of carbon nanotubes, high-temperature superconductors explained, new crystalline order for thermoelectric applications, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 19, 2014.
November 11th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Peanut butter lovers rejoice: PB diamonds are happening, thanks to the work of Dan Frost, scientist at Germany's Bayerisches Geoinstitut.
November 11th, 2014 | by Eileen De Guire
ACerS announced the release of three new books published in conjunction with publishing partner Wiley on UHTCs, CMCs, and biomaterials
November 5th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
New research into a rare form of silica, stishovite, shows that the metastable material gets tough by a unique mechanism—transitioning from a crystalline to amorphous structure.
November 4th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
New data from the National Science Foundation shows that the $239 billion of R&D performed by U.S. businesses is highly concentrated by state and metropolitan area.
October 31st, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
McGill University scientists have devised a complex setup to capture a microscopic glimpse of an ultrafast process—the semiconductor–metal transition in vanadium dioxide.
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.