April 21st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A group of architects, designers, writers, reporters, and thinkers called the Unknown Fields Division have traveled the world and are now pulling back the curtain to show the toxic story lurking behind rare earth production.
April 8th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Brown University have pioneered a new technique that allows them to produce multilayered and multistructured 2-D semiconductor materials, which are particularly promising for the future of electronics, optical devices, and more.
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.