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.
July 18th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
The August issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring stories about making glass from food waste, aluminum nitride powder synthesis, processing maps for flash sintering, the annual raw minerals report, and more—is now online.
July 16th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Peace, love, and electrospinning? San Francisco, a city known for its infamous Summer of Love, will play host to Electrospin 2014, August 4–7.