June 19th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Scientists have developed an environmentally-friendly material that could eventually replace conventional Portland cement in concrete. The new composite, consisting mostly of fly ash, was found to be as structurally strong as Portland cement.
April 4th, 2018 | by April Gocha
X-rays reveal oxide islands on noble metal nanoparticles for catalytic converters, scientists elucidate the crystal structure of sodium boride, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 4, 2018.
December 1st, 2017 | by Faye Oney
A research duo has developed a system for converting CO2 emissions from power plants into fuel for cars, trucks, and planes. Their process could also provide an additional revenue stream to offset costs.
October 7th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Every first Friday of October, manufacturing companies and organizations join the movement to raise awareness about U.S. manufacturing. From 3-D printing to solar to next-gen electronics, check out some of the materials manufacturing buzz we've been following this year.
October 4th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Rice University researchers delved deeper into concrete’s inner workings to detail previously unexplored aspects that affect the energy required to manufacture the ubiquitous material and that could slash emissions.
August 26th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore are taking a new approach to uncovering the formula for better concrete and invented a new type of concrete that can bend under pressure.
June 3rd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are working to identify materials in nature that may be used as inspiration for a sustainable, longer-lasting recipe for cement production.
April 6th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Is rice ash the key to 'greener' silica production? ACerS member Richard Laine, a professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Michigan, explains his new clean, cost-efficient method for large-scale manufacture of silica.
June 30th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Engineers at Stanford University have developed what they call a “state-by-state plan to convert U.S. to 100% clean, renewable energy by 2050,” and they’ve outlined how this could work in a recent paper
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Karen Scrivener, right, received the Della Roy Lecture Award from Maria Juenger at the Cements Division meeting in Nashville, Tenn. …