June 23rd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at Corning Inc. (Corning, N.Y.) and Aalborg University (Aalborg, Denmark) have turned to computer modeling to help develop a glass-specific genome that will allow exploration and tailoring of specific properties of functional glasses.
June 22nd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, are using the power of data to help develop new materials for extreme environments.
May 18th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Can a technique used to manufacture common molded parts, like yogurt containers and packaging for electronics, serve as a more cost-effective alternative to mass 3-D printing? Researchers at ETH Zürich and Disney Research Zürich say yes.
May 2nd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Colorado School of Mines and the University of Florida are well on their way to solving grain boundaries’ secrets—the team recently achieved unprecedented atom-by-atom visualization of the chemical composition of grain boundaries.
March 17th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
The April issue of the ACerS Bulletin—which is jam-packed full of great content about additive manufacturing of ceramics and electronics, researchers for hire, and computation and modeling of ceramics—is now available online.
March 11th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Sportswear manufacturer adidas recently unveiled its concept for the most personalized pair of shoes yet—custom fitted, 3-D printed running shoe midsoles.
March 8th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
NASA recently announced that it is spending $20 million to push supersonic jet travel back into commercial reality. The funding is going to a team led by Lockheed Martin for preliminary design work on a reimagined supersonic jet that could take to the skies by 2020.
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.
September 13th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A team of researchers from the University of Chicago, in collaboration with researchers in Wisconsin and France, has made a surprising discovery about glass—amorphous isn't the only way to go.
September 10th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
James Rondinelli—assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Northwestern University and ACerS member and awardee—and his research team are on a hunt for a rare and elusive creature: multiferroics.