July 29th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Under Luis Fraguada and as part of the Open Thesis Fabrication – Smart Urban Elements program at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, architect and designer Iker Luna developed a bio ceramic system to explore the bio receptivity of ceramics.
July 25th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Dutch artist Jólan van der Wiel is creating attractive art by using magnetics to pull metallic clay into dynamic shapes.
July 17th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Schott's line of fire-rated glass ceramics, Pyran Platinum, are put through an intense battery of tests to ensure that the material holds up to extremely hot temperatures and rapid temperature changes—all to ensure your safety in a burning building.
July 10th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Three years out from the launch of the Materials Genome Initiative, things are looking pretty bright thanks to millions of dollars in funding from the White House to propel advancements in advanced materials and spur American manufacturing.
July 4th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Just in time for America's Independence Day celebration, the American Chemical Society's Reaction video series turns to pyrotechnic expert John A. Conkling to explain the science behind fireworks
June 5th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at the University of Twente (Netherlands) have made microscopic self-assembling 3D structures—cubes, pyramids, bowls, and other geometric shapes—out of flat sheets of silicon nitride using only a droplet of water
May 29th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) has signed a partnership agreement with the Florida Institute of Technology’s (FIT) Continuing Education department to offer a series of short courses in bioceramics taught by Dr. Larry Hench
May 22nd, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers may have developed a new use for waste elemental sulfur as a component of next-gen batteries that are cheaper, lighter, and more efficient.
May 15th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Using microwave assist technology furnaces, Ceralink can produce ceramics faster and cheaper by bypassing the standard high pressure needed to make ultra-high-temperature ceramics
May 13th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
A new biocompatible glass ceramic implant technology may be able to replace metal acetabular cups in hip implants and improve flexibility and implant lifetime in hip replacement patients