April 24th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
The May issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online—check out all the great content that fills this month's pages!
April 19th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
A new study indicates that university research is more than fodder for headlines—rather, it’s a “key component of the US economic ecosystem.”
April 13th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
In an ongoing effort to give US businesses more cost-efficient and cleaner energy options, last week the Department of Energy (DOE) awarded a cool $3 million to heat up the country's competitiveness in the fuel cell market
March 31st, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
China’s counting on science to propel its economy forward and is betting big with a new budget that will help get it done
March 17th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
The National Science Foundation has formally presented a $7.3-billion budget request to Congress that “supports investments in fundamental research across all scientific disciplines, engineering and education that continue to enhance our national economy, security and quality of life.”
March 7th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
President Obama has delivered to Congress a $3.9-trillion budget request for 2015 that includes $56 billion for his “Opportunity, Growth and Security Initiative” and increased spending for research and development (R&D).
January 17th, 2014 | by Eileen De Guire
Will there be enough glass scientists and engineers who understand the factors that determine glass properties and how to control them
October 10th, 2013 | by Jim Destefani
As the federal government shutdown drags through its second week, it is impacting federal research efforts and not much seems to have changed in terms of the entrenched political positions of the Obama administration, House Republicans, and Senate Democrats.
September 3rd, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
The Royal Society of Chemistry and the British Cheese Board applied the scientific method to determine optimum "process parameters" for making cheese on toast, a favorite snack of UK children and inspire school-age children to consider STEM careers. A deeper question, though, how urgent is the need for new STEM-trained graduates?
August 20th, 2013 | by Jim Destefani
It’s all blue skies above the US Capitol in this photo, but the federal budget picture for 2014 remains cloudy. (Credit: …