June 16th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Biolantánidos is pioneering a patent-pending process of extracting rare earths from clay using a tank-leaching process with biodegradable chemicals. And the company is betting big that companies will pay a premium for the ability to offer cutting-edge technology with a clear environmental conscious.
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.
January 7th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
China opens up rare earths, shark-tooth chainsaw really cuts, solubility of graphene oxide films solved, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 7, 2015.
December 17th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
China is making strides toward cutting carbon emissions, but will it be enough? New research shows that the country's mitigation strategies may not be enough to overcome increasing demand.
December 5th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
China leading glass research, Corning to acquire fiber optics business, Schott names president, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for December 5, 2014.
November 12th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Successful negotiations between U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping are setting the stage for the World Trade Organization to slash tariffs on an expanded selection of high-tech products, including semiconductors.
July 25th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceramics and glass business news of the week for July 25, 2014.
July 11th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceramics and glass business news of the week for July 11, 2014.
May 31st, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Some interesting ceramic initiatives are now popping up to help clean the existing polluted air, using clever materials and integrative designs to help us all breathe easier
May 27th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
In 2014, Beijing will play host to delegates from the International Ceramic Federation (ICF) for the 5th International Congress on Ceramics (ICC5), August 14–21 at the Beijing International Convention Center