September 30th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at Germany’s Freiberg University of Mining and Technology have figured out that they don’t have to dig up the earth to extract the semiconductor germanium—they can make plants do the work for them.
September 29th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
New this year, ACerS will be handing out free collectible buttons at choice lectures and events at MS&T15. Collect the buttons and #PinYourACerSPride to be entered to win daily prizes!
September 25th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Earlier this month, the World Academy of Ceramics honored 13 ACerS members for internationally renowned, significant contributions to the advancement of ceramic science and technology.
September 24th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A worldwide research team has figured out how to form MOFs into glasses through careful techniques to prevent the materials’ degradation during processing.
September 18th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
The October/November issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring the annual international profile of the ceramics and glass industry and the annual CAREER award article—is now available online.
September 2nd, 2015 | by Eileen De Guire
The American Ceramic Society welcomed a delegation from the Chinese Ceramic Society to Society headquarters in Westerville, Ohio, to discuss collaborations.
September 1st, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
ACerS executive director Charlie Spahr is on location in JeJu Island, Korea and reports highlights from a successful meeting, as political and weather-related challenges abated and allowed the conference to be held as planned
September 1st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A new analysis—the first-ever look at artificial coastal infrastructure—shows that 14% of U.S. shorelines have been artificially hardened.
August 26th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
U.K.-based heat management specialist Zircotec is helping out the Bloodhound SSC team with some special ceramic solutions that will protect the car from extreme heat that will be generated during the car's rocket-powered run.
July 22nd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Zhangjiajie National Park in China will soon be home to the world’s tallest and longest glass pedestrian bridge. The superlative achievement hovers 300 meters (984 feet) over a cavernous drop and stretches 430 meters (1,410 feet) long and 6 meters (20 feet) wide.