March 3rd, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Over the next weeks leading up the expo and conference, we will preview a handful of the 150-plus manufacturers and suppliers who have signed on for the first Ceramics Expo. Today, we turn the pre-show spotlight to Morgan Advanced Materials.
March 2nd, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Thanks to a multi-million-dollar infusion of funding from the National Science Foundation, materials and materials research centers are having one of their best months ever.
February 25th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Researchers at Switzerland's École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne have developed a telescopic contact lens and wink-controlled smart glasses that could bring better, stronger sight to the visually impaired.
February 17th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Engineers Week 2015, February 22–28, is an opportunity to reinforce our commitment to promoting the impact of ceramic and glass materials, as well as the people who work with them.
February 14th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
When it comes to budget time, every one is a winner—that is, until they’re not. For now, that means big wins for science and technology in President Barack Obama’s proposed $2.63-trillion Fiscal Year 2016 budget.
February 11th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Vanderbilt University may have found yet another use for optical fibers—to treat Circadian rhythm problems, including insomnia and jet lag.
February 3rd, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
The United Nations declared 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies—a global initiative to spread awareness of the ways optical technologies promote sustainability and address growing global challenges concerning energy, health, and more.
January 27th, 2015 | by Eileen De Guire
More than 1,100 scientists and engineers have escaped winter's wrath and converged on Daytona Beach, Fla. for the 39th edition of the International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites. Couldn't make it? Eileen recaps the first half of the warm-weather meeting.
January 20th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A team led by researchers at National Taiwan University have generated and tested a gelatin-templated mesoporous silica biomaterial that shows good biocompatibility and longer-lasting effects to ease the pain of sensitive teeth.
January 16th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
The profound influence that natural light has on human bodies is precisely the driving inspiration behind the Photon Project, a London-based start-up that is pioneering “disruptive innovation” using glass.