June 29th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at Columbia University are using their research to think differently about sustainable energy generation. And that approach is allowing the team to harness an invisible power source that’s available nearly everywhere—water evaporation.
May 5th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at the University of Vigo’s Institute of Biomedical Research of Vigo (Spain) have shown that bioceramics isolated from shark teeth can potentially help regenerate human bone tissue.
April 15th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
New research from Brown University shows that although the glass sponge's anchoring fibers are thin and fragile-looking, they are engineered for maximal strength.
April 10th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
New research suggests a simple solution to improve the wear resistance, fracture tolerance, and conductivity of alumina ceramic—the addition of graphene.
April 7th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Designer Alex Goad has fabricated ceramic Modular Artificial Reef Structure (MARS) that can help damaged coral reefs rebuild, repair, and rebound.
March 31st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen, along with colleagues at various other European institutions, are not only advocating on behalf of glass ionomer cement’s benefits, but also researching ways to make the material even better for dental work.
March 23rd, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Attracting, inspiring, and training the next generation of ceramic and glass professionals starts with getting students engaged. At ACerS, that means getting students involved with the Society on the local, national, and international levels early and often.
March 19th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
A working group of 30-plus academic and business leaders organized by the New York Stem Cell Foundation has put forth seven strategies to address financial support, psychological and cultural issues, and collaborative and international initiatives they believe will advance women in an often imbalanced STEM landscape.
March 11th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Over the next weeks, we'll preview a handful of the 150-plus manufacturers and suppliers who have signed on for the first Ceramics Expo. Today, we turn the pre-show spotlight to Mo-Sci Corporation.
March 10th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
MIT researchers recently discovered that the shells of blue-rayed limpets—a fingernail-sized mollusk—contain unique biological photonic structures that are the first known to be made from inorganic, mineralized structures.