August 26th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
U.K.-based heat management specialist Zircotec is helping out the Bloodhound SSC team with some special ceramic solutions that will protect the car from extreme heat that will be generated during the car's rocket-powered run.
August 24th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
MIT spinout company Cambridge Electronics Inc. is helping gallium nitride get into the center ring with its recent announcement of “a line of GaN transistors and power electronic circuits that promise to cut energy usage in data centers, electric cars, and consumer devices by 10 to 20 percent worldwide by 2025,” according to an MIT News article.
July 31st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Colorado School of Mines have now propelled that continual innovation even further with their latest report on a new ceramic material and production technique that holds big promise for our fuel cell-filled futures.
July 28th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at the University of Tokyo have discovered a unique ceramic that can store heat long-term and release it on-demand, opening up new possibilities for a variety of energy storage systems.
July 10th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at Sandia National Laboratory have mounted a new falling ceramic particle receiver at the lab's thermal test facility to measure the utility of ceramic particles to efficiently collect and store solar energy.
May 7th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
The majority of the nation’s federally-funded R&D centers slashed spending in fiscal year 2013 by more than $1 billion over the previous year.
March 19th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
A working group of 30-plus academic and business leaders organized by the New York Stem Cell Foundation has put forth seven strategies to address financial support, psychological and cultural issues, and collaborative and international initiatives they believe will advance women in an often imbalanced STEM landscape.
February 17th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Engineers Week 2015, February 22–28, is an opportunity to reinforce our commitment to promoting the impact of ceramic and glass materials, as well as the people who work with them.
January 16th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Argonne partners for nuclear reactor work, LafargeHolcim moves forward, Gorilla Glass finds itself in POS devices, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for January 16, 2015.
January 14th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Honeybee hive sealant spurs hair growth, why blue LEDs are tricky to manufacture, identification of Taj Mahal's grime, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 14, 2015.