November 18th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Algae are biofuel powerhouses, and while challenging, scientists estimate that it is within the realm of possibility to scale algae production high enough to meet many of the energy demands of a growing population.
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 10th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers from the University of Michigan have figured out how to craft rounded crystals—a development that could advance LEDs, solar cells, functional coatings, and pharmaceutics—that resemble the bumpy surface of starfish shells.
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.
November 3rd, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Researchers at Sweden's Uppsala University have developed an alternative to the lithium battery—an alfalfa and pine resin-based organic battery that can be recycled and recovered.
October 29th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
NASA seeks new materials, fiber optics for new uses, sea otters have tough teeth, graphene aerogels for energy storage, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 29, 2014.
October 27th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Experts from the Autonomous University of Baja California in Baja California, Mexico, are hoping to make dental implants equally attractive, more effective, and, more importantly, more affordable through the use of new materials.
October 17th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Gorilla Glass grabs BMW award, Guardian expanding production, Panasonic at the Tesla gigafactory, semiconductor industry simplification, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for October 17, 2014.
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 3rd, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ford sheds some light, new 3D printers for glass and ceramics, Bayer MaterialScience names CFO, Harper makes carbon fiber, craft beer bottles by O-I, and more ceramics and glass business news for October 3, 2014.