May 25th, 2016 | by Eileen De Guire
The global ceramic science community lost a beloved member last week. José Arana Varela, professor of physics at University of São Paulo State and CEO of the São Paulo State Research Funding Agency (FAPESP), both in São Paulo, Brazil, died May 17 after battling liver cancer.
May 25th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Thales Alenia Space—a French–Italian venture specializing in space communications, navigation, Earth observation, exploration, and orbital infrastructures—is developing a unique solar powered autonomous stratospheric airship.
May 23rd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
The state of worldwide manufacturing itself hasn’t changed much lately, according to a recent Bloomberg News story—analysts report that the manufacturing industry is in a holding pattern.
May 19th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Your summer reading is delivered—the June/July issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online.
May 17th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
News from Queen Mary University of London reports that U.K. scientists have developed a new and improved bioglass toothpaste formulation called BioMin, which can address tooth sensitivity and help prevent tooth decay and acid erosion.
April 28th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
That's a wrap on Ceramics Expo 2016—pictures from the final day of the all-things ceramic and glass manufacturing tradeshow in Cleveland, Ohio.
April 27th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceramics Expo 2016 has taken to Cleveland, Ohio, this week—catch up on all the action with these photos from day 2 of the industry's best tradeshow for ceramic and glass materials.
April 26th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceramics Expo 2016 kicked off at the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio, this morning. Back for an encore performance from last year's inaugural show, it already looks like this year will mark another success as the only North American commercial tradeshow for everything within the ceramic and glass manufacturing supply chain.
April 22nd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy (MCARE) was held April 18–21 in Clearwater, Fla., and drew nearly 200 materials scientists, researchers, and engineers from 30 countries. And everyone seems to agree that sustainable solutions for efficient energy harvesting and storage across all industries is the ultimate goal.
April 19th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
The 5th International Workshop on Directionally Solidified Eutectic Ceramics (DSEC V), was held in Warsaw, Poland, April 3–7, 2016.