November 24th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at San Diego State University and beyond are using food as an experimental medium to uncover phenomena of materials science.
October 21st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Tufts University (Medord, Mass.) and the University of Sydney (Australia) have developed a novel type of biodegradable scaffold that combines silk and ceramic to help broken bodies jointly rebuild the cartilage and bone that compose joints.
October 13th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Materials scientists at the University of Texas at Austin have created another new cathode material—this time to propel sodium-ions into the future power mainstream.
September 13th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A team of researchers from the University of Chicago, in collaboration with researchers in Wisconsin and France, has made a surprising discovery about glass—amorphous isn't the only way to go.
August 19th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Lego Ideas, the toy company’s platform for crowd-sourced ideas for new Lego sets, has ventured into the materials science and engineering world.
August 12th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles have made new observations that could help design ultrahigh temperature ceramics that overcome the materials’ biggest limitation—brittleness.
July 28th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at the University of Tokyo have discovered a unique ceramic that can store heat long-term and release it on-demand, opening up new possibilities for a variety of energy storage systems.
June 17th, 2015 | by Eileen De Guire
This week's 11th CMCEE conference attendees grapple with the ceramic materials aspects of energy and environmental technologies.
June 4th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM in Freiburg, Germany, have figured out to improve ceramic tape casting—without performing any experiments.
June 3rd, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
NASA and NIST recently joined forces to establish MaterialsLab, a new data-ridden initiative aimed to accelerate “materials development and make new discoveries using data from the hundreds of investigations on the International Space Station,” according to a NASA news release.