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.
January 13th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Last week, the White House announced a new $259-million public-private partnership in the creation of the Department of Energy’s Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), which will accelerate the transition from concept to prototype.
December 29th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Because it's that time of year, and because it's worth remembering—associate editor Jessica shares her top five posts, people, and moments from 2014.
December 18th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
If your work involves batteries or silicon, consider yourself among the members of the five hottest fields in scientific research.
December 2nd, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Fraunhofer Institute are trying to improve soft tissue repairs by using metal-ceramic composites to fashion into bioabsorbable implants.
November 30th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
A recent study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison finds that researchers are more often turning to venues like Twitter to share their work—and their social media activity is paying big dividends.
November 25th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
We’ll leave buying sweaters, snuggies, and sneakers up to you, but when it comes to a professional purchase for your job, company, or career, we’d like to help.
November 10th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers from the University of Michigan have figured out how to craft rounded crystals—a development that could advance LEDs, solar cells, functional coatings, and pharmaceutics—that resemble the bumpy surface of starfish shells.