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.
February 25th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
With a highly technical wave of a wand, MIT researchers have, for the first time, fabricated multifunctional, multimaterial fibers that have a completely different composition than their starting materials.
January 14th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Rice University scientists say they have developed a derivative of asphalt—asphalt-porous carbon (A-PC)—that can soak up 114% of its weight in CO2 and is much cheaper than any other carbon capture alternative available.
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 23rd, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
After successful use of magnets for mayonnaise emulsification, a team of researchers from the University of Leuven (Belgium) wondered whether magnets could also have a place in beer brewing to help prevent gushing.
October 3rd, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ford sheds some light, new 3D printers for glass and ceramics, Bayer MaterialScience names CFO, Harper makes carbon fiber, craft beer bottles by O-I, and more ceramics and glass business news for October 3, 2014.
August 8th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
If screen glare leaves you vexed at bright light, the scientists at Corning have some screen solutions—antireflective, antiglare, and easy-to-clean—that they hope will make you squint no more.
August 7th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
The Energy Department is taking steps toward a more open stream of information from the lab, introducing a new web directory that increases access to any publications or data derived from research funded by the DOE.
July 31st, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Though not used widely in the construction industry, shape memory alloys could potentially be used to pre-stress the concrete beams that shore up bridges—and a team from Switzerland’s Empa research lab is hoping to help them live up to that potential.
July 29th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at Western Michigan University’s Manufacturing Research Center have come up with a better solution to machining materials by incorporating lasers with diamond machining tools to help do the dirty work.