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 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.
February 24th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
New research from Rice University shows how simulations can help advance the quest for better concrete, by modeling the atomic interactions within calcium-silicate-hydrate.
February 17th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Engineers Week 2015, February 22–28, is an opportunity to reinforce our commitment to promoting the impact of ceramic and glass materials, as well as the people who work with them.
February 14th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
When it comes to budget time, every one is a winner—that is, until they’re not. For now, that means big wins for science and technology in President Barack Obama’s proposed $2.63-trillion Fiscal Year 2016 budget.
February 12th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Brooklyn-based artist Esther Ruiz creates hydraulic concrete art that incorporates not just neon tubing, but also glass (forged and otherwise), Plexiglass, paint, marble, and rock.
February 10th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Engineers at Queen’s University Belfast (Northern Ireland) have developed—and will soon install—the world’s longest self-arching bridge.
January 30th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
An improved process that increases cement manufacturing’s efficiency while reducing spent energy could be key in reducing emissions even further, say Rice University researchers.
January 23rd, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
ANH Refractories gets a new name, HeidelbergCement selling building products, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for January 23, 2015.
January 20th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
According to the team who accidentally discovered it, Ferrock—a carbon negative substitute for Portland cement—is stronger and more sustainable than traditional concrete. But does it get the job done?