March 3rd, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Scientists at ETH Zurich have discovered a way to create ceramic materials using cold sintering—which could someday replace huge energy-consuming kilns currently used to manufacture ceramics and cements.
January 20th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Molten metal batteries, electromagnetic properties of graphene-BN materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 20, 2015.
July 6th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers from Stony Brook University have recently reported the ability to use thermal-sprayed ceramic deposits as templates for synthesis of ceramic–polymer composites with striking microstructural similarity and mechanical behavior similar to those observed in nacre.
April 7th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Designer Alex Goad has fabricated ceramic Modular Artificial Reef Structure (MARS) that can help damaged coral reefs rebuild, repair, and rebound.
March 10th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
MIT researchers recently discovered that the shells of blue-rayed limpets—a fingernail-sized mollusk—contain unique biological photonic structures that are the first known to be made from inorganic, mineralized structures.
September 10th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Other materials stories that may be of interest for September 10, 2014.
February 28th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at McGill University show that the introduction of microcracks can strengthen glass by mimicking the microstructure of nacre to provide durability and flexibility to an otherwise brittle material
September 10th, 2013 | by P. Carlo Ratto
Glass and refractories business news of the week
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A pink object under the cloak becomes invisible. Credit: SMART Center. Last week I mentioned that someone has found a …
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Schematic of proposed CO2 underground storage by Spectra Energy in western Canada. With several proposals related to the conversion …