July 28th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers at the Weizmann Institute and the Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Israel are taking a closer look at sea sapphires to figure out the science behind the “magic” of their seemingly instantaneous color changes and invisibility.
July 23rd, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
The August issue of the ACerS Bulletin, now available online, features a cover story all about bioactive glasses for soft tissue applications.
July 6th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers from Stony Brook University have recently reported the ability to use thermal-sprayed ceramic deposits as templates for synthesis of ceramic–polymer composites with striking microstructural similarity and mechanical behavior similar to those observed in nacre.
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.