October 19th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Local Motors, with help from Cincinnati Incorporated, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology, unveiled the world’s first 3D-printed car at September’s International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago.
October 17th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
NSF is banking on faster materials development through data mining with a $250,000 award to computer science professor Junzhou Huang to help design “scalable algorithms and a computational framework that can search unprecedented volumes of data detailing the complete set of genes present in numerous materials.”
October 17th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Gorilla Glass grabs BMW award, Guardian expanding production, Panasonic at the Tesla gigafactory, semiconductor industry simplification, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for October 17, 2014.
October 13th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Liquid crystal skin monitors, textile welding for Navy uniforms, wind turbines to control hurricanes, novel nanoparticle synthesis, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 13, 2014.
October 10th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
A team from Ohio State University has developed a hybrid solar cell-rechargeable battery—the world's first—that cuts the cost of renewable energy and increases solar energy efficiency.
October 8th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Brighter light emitting diode (LED) displays made with perovskite materials may be just beyond the bend, but so, too, are bendable and stretchable ones, thanks to scientists from Seoul National University.
October 8th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Fuel cells provide mobile power, making perfect solar absorbers, oxide-based magnetism for the future of computing, material defects make better batteries—and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 8, 2014.
October 3rd, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
New research suggests that, despite fears to the contrary, the residual treatment water used in hydraulic fracturing poses no serious risk to surrounding supplies of water. But does that mean fracking is safe? Not so fast, says a team of environmental scientists.
October 3rd, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ford sheds some light, new 3D printers for glass and ceramics, Bayer MaterialScience names CFO, Harper makes carbon fiber, craft beer bottles by O-I, and more ceramics and glass business news for October 3, 2014.
October 2nd, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
The latest discovery from James Tour's research group at Rice University details the development of graphene-based catalysts, born from coal, to replace more-expensive and less-efficient platinum catalysts in fuel cells of the future.