October 2nd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Today, manufacturing companies and other organizations all over the country are expected to host about 400,000 people who want a first-hand look into U.S. manufacturing. And we've provided a roundup of the latest materials manufacturing trends we've covered at CTT.
October 2nd, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Tarmac, a U.K.-based sustainable building materials and solutions company, has pioneered a new permeable concrete that allows a ridiculous amount of water to flow right through its surface, preventing pooling and puddles.
September 30th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at Germany’s Freiberg University of Mining and Technology have figured out that they don’t have to dig up the earth to extract the semiconductor germanium—they can make plants do the work for them.
July 17th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
A group of researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta have developed a polymer coating for glass that can change the lens color of eye glasses instantly with a small, user-controlled electrical current
July 13th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
The latest research to shed light on the ductility and durability of ancient concrete comes from geophysicists at the Stanford University, who discovered concrete-like rock deep within a dormant volcano in Italy they say could explain how ancient Romans invented the compound used to build structures like the Pantheon and Colosseum.
July 10th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
During the first-ever Ceramics Expo—held last April in Cleveland, Ohio—ACerS had the opportunity to get exhibitors' perspectives on the event and talk with them first-hand about their experiences in this latest video.
May 18th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A team of researchers at Flinders Centre for NanoScale Science & Technology has paired up with Australian luxury watch company Bausele to incorporate a novel high-strength, low-weight ceramic into some of the company’s luxury watches.
May 8th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Nissan’s European arm is the first vehicle manufacturer to apply glow-in-the-dark paint to a vehicle—and the results are glowing.
April 23rd, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
MIT’s materials science and engineering department celebrates the reopening of the W. David Kingery Ceramics and Glass Laboratory (nee MIT Glass Lab). According to an MIT news release, the renovation not only adds more space but new equipment, increased safety features, and improved ventilation systems
April 21st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A group of architects, designers, writers, reporters, and thinkers called the Unknown Fields Division have traveled the world and are now pulling back the curtain to show the toxic story lurking behind rare earth production.