October 20th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Ending the debate as to whether glass is a solid or a liquid, glass research duo Edgar Zanotto and John Mauro have proposed a new definition—describing a non-crystalline state of matter that continually relaxes toward the liquid state.
October 13th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Research associate Jessica Rimsza found a home in the scientific community when she got involved with ACerS. She believes that getting involved with ACerS student groups offers opportunities to create professional relationships and develop leadership skills.
October 4th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
There are many elements critical to today’s technology that are in danger of running out—and they’re the subject of a fascinating new BBC TV documentary called “Secrets of the Super Elements” hosted by Mark Miodownik.
September 25th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
The São Carlos Center of Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials (CeRTEV) conducts state-of-the art research, develops technology, and supports education and outreach efforts focused on glass and glass-ceramics. What has the center done in its first four years?
September 5th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
ceramitec 2018 is an international meeting place for the ceramics industry. Held April 10–13, 2018, in Munich, Germany, ceramitec brings together researchers, scientists, exhibitors, and students from around the world to discuss the latest trends and challenges in the ceramics industry.
July 26th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society, ACerS is offering free access to nearly 40 journal articles through September 30. If you're not already a member, consider joining to take advantage of all ACerS benefits, including its three peer–reviewed journals.
July 20th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
The August 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles about boron carbide for lightweight ceramic armor, an update on German ceramic R&D activities, and where big data meets materials science—is now available online.
July 7th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
The American Chemical Society and GE recently proposed nine new scientific emojis to be considered to enter the official emoji lexicon later this year—a lab coat, test tube, microbe, petri dish, DNA, compass, abacus, fire extinguisher, and goggles.
June 27th, 2017 | by Jonathon Foreman
You've finally published your research. Now how do you get cited? Jonathon Foreman, managing editor of ACerS journals, offers tips on getting your research cited and shared.
June 12th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Bill Fahrenholtz is presenting workshops to students in several universities in China on how to get their research published. Here are the highlights of the first one he delivered to students at the University of Science and Technology Beijing.