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.
January 30th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
An improved process that increases cement manufacturing’s efficiency while reducing spent energy could be key in reducing emissions even further, say Rice University researchers.
January 28th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
A team of Japanese researchers has discovered that the sperm of salmon could effectively replace the more costly and less environmentally friendly methods used to recover rare-earth elements from electronic and magnetic waste.
January 27th, 2015 | by Eileen De Guire
More than 1,100 scientists and engineers have escaped winter's wrath and converged on Daytona Beach, Fla. for the 39th edition of the International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites. Couldn't make it? Eileen recaps the first half of the warm-weather meeting.
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 30th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
When you think about it, there aren't too many foods that we want to change states of matter while we're eating them. But chocolate is one delightful exception—we deeply appreciate chocolate’s transformation from solid to gooey liquid.
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 19th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Whether you decorate your Christmas tree with tinsel or not, there’s perhaps a more debated question looming—real or artificial? April breaks it down in classic fashion—a pros and cons list.
December 12th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
CoorsTek to acquire Japanese ceramics manufacturer, Purdue and GE form advanced manufacturing collaboration, prices to increase for raw materials, ceramic proppant plant to close, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for December 12, 2014.
November 25th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
We’ll leave buying sweaters, snuggies, and sneakers up to you, but when it comes to a professional purchase for your job, company, or career, we’d like to help.