November 20th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
In addition to the material’s everyday obscurity, glass often isn’t what people think—it’s not the thick and breakable material that most people conjure up when they hear “glass.” Instead, glass is smart. It’s high-tech. And it keeps getting stronger and thinner.
November 6th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
There are so many reasons to attend the 40th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites Jan. 24–29, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Fla. Check out what people are saying about why they love this conference.
October 27th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
No matter what your dental problem, science has you covered. Whether it's a better material for fillings, a replacement tooth altogether, or a whole new set of chompers, new research is delving deep into the science of materials for your mouth.
October 7th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
At presentations and events at MS&T15 in Columbus, Ohio, this week, a similar thread seemed to be running through this year’s conference—diversity.
October 7th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Day 3 of this year's Materials Science and Technology conference definitely didn't disappoint. From a 'stellar' plenary session to mug drops and disc golf, check out some of the day's highlights.
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.