September 23rd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
The October/November issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles on the ceramic and glass industry in France, ACerS president's update on the Society's strategic initiatives, and how new silica regulations will affect workplaces—is now available online.
September 22nd, 2016 | by Eileen De Guire
The Society of Glass Technology in the United Kingdom celebrated its 100th anniversary in September, and approximately 40 ACerS Glass and Optical Materials Division members were there to take part in the festivities.
August 31st, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
The 8th International Commission on Glass Summer School program took place in July in Montpellier, France, and it drew a strong turnout—36 participants from 10 countries gathered for the program’s intensive glass course.
August 30th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Lehigh University scientists have recently gained some important insight into how glass reacts to electric field-induced softening through thermo-electro poling experiments with another research group in Germany.
August 30th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers continue to make strides in the mission to commercialize graphene so the advanced material can be put to work in real-world ways. Check out these three graphene-related research developments generating buzz this week.
August 26th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore are taking a new approach to uncovering the formula for better concrete and invented a new type of concrete that can bend under pressure.
August 24th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
University of Washington researchers have a new channel of communication that allows devices like brain implants, contact lenses, credit cards, and even smaller wearables to talk directly to devices like smartphones and watches using wireless internet connectivity.
August 23rd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
For the first time ever, scientists at Bangor and Oxford Universities in the U.K. are using spider silk as a superlens to increase magnification potential, opening up new possibilities to explore structures currently invisible to modern microscopes.
August 3rd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab is preparing to send CubeSats on their first interplanetary mission—a journey to Mars.
July 29th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology in Japan are delving deeper into what it is about the perovskite fabrication process that enhances effectiveness—and adding water could be the key.