December 26th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Humans aren't the only species who like to decorate. Camposcia retusa, a species of Majoid crabs, decorates itself to hide from predators. Researchers are observing their behavior to learn what physical and environmental factors drive their decorating behavior.
December 21st, 2017 | by April Gocha
The January/February 2018 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles about new facets for defects in ceramics, innovative new concretes, the NSF CAREER Class of 2017, and much more—is now available online.
December 20th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Do you find the concept of glass transition a little challenging to comprehend? Glass scientist Edgar Zanotto produced a humorous video, with help from students and colleagues, that visually illustrates the concepts of glass transition, relaxation, and crystallization.
December 13th, 2017 | by April Gocha
The melting point of a solid is the temperature at which the solid transforms into a liquid—but is it possible to lose structural rigidity without a change in temperature? Engineer and YouTuber Mark Rober has filled his hot tub with sand to give us the answer.
December 5th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Air Products recently presented a check for $15,000 to the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation and the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council. The money will go toward supporting student travel grants and the CGIF's mission to attract talent in the ceramic and glass industry.
December 1st, 2017 | by April Gocha
One of the missions of the World Materials Research Institutes Forum is development and dissemination of the ten most prominent trends and challenges in materials science and engineering needed for future economic, environmental, and social needs.
November 28th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
#GivingTuesday is all about giving back to your community and supporting causes you care about. Consider a donation to the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation, which supports numerous student outreach efforts in its mission to attract and train talent in the ceramic and glass industry.
November 22nd, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Will you be spending Thanksgiving with relatives? Today we bring you several videos that illustrate the science behind some of the foods you'll be eating, plus a few experiments you can conduct to impress the family.
November 21st, 2017 | by Faye Oney
ABET is holding a retraining session for those who are involved in the accreditation process on Tuesday November 27, 7:15-9:30 pm (EST) at the Sheraton 5th floor Arnold Arboretum in Boston, Mass. Interested participants can register to attend in person or remotely.
November 17th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Through January 31, ACerS and Wiley are offering free access to 30 journal articles published in ACerS journals. The articles are authored by ACerS members who have organized EAM and ICACC conferences in the past couple years. After January, ACerS members can continue to access the articles through the member portal.