February 5th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Zhejiang University and South China University of Technology in China have created new glass-based composite materials that are really good at absorbing UV radiation.
January 29th, 2016 | by Eileen De Guire
The 40th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites opened with a reception last Sunday, and nearly all conversations began with a version of “Did the storm affect your travels to Daytona Beach?”
January 22nd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
The 2016 edition of Electronic Materials and Applications—the meeting’s seventh annual installment—took place this week in sunny Orlando, Fla.
January 20th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
The Joint Working Party for the Discovery of New Elements has confirmed the discovery of four new elements that finally complete the table's seventh row. But this news might not be as groundbreaking as the media buzz makes it seem
January 18th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research, collaborating with scientists at Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster and the Technical University of Braunschweig in Germany, are experimenting with glass to help answer the very question of how it all began.
January 15th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Scientists at the University of Oxford in England are studying the composition of spider web “signal threads” for inspiration when it comes to developing new advances in remote sensing technology.
January 11th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
A team of researchers from Shanghai Jiaotong University and Tongji University in China and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in Calif. has developed a technique for producing bioglass scaffolds that alone can successfully repair large defects in load-bearing bones.
January 5th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
The 2016 Consumer Electronics Show kicked off in Las Vegas yesterday, and media outlets on the scene are already reporting on the latest tech to debut at the show. Here are five trends we're seeing.
January 5th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
2016 marks the thirtieth year of the founding of ASTM Committee C28 on Advanced Ceramics. Committee C28 kicks off its anniversary year with a joint meeting with ACerS on Jan. 24, 2016, as part of the 40th Jubilee celebration of ICACC’16 in Daytona Beach, Fla.
December 29th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Materials science has been and will continue to be at the forefront of clean energy innovations. In 2015, we reported on three major clean energy trends thanks to advanced materials and engineering.