October 2nd, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Tarmac, a U.K.-based sustainable building materials and solutions company, has pioneered a new permeable concrete that allows a ridiculous amount of water to flow right through its surface, preventing pooling and puddles.
September 15th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Customizing 3-D printing, graphene relative phagraphene discovered, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 15, 2015.
September 1st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A new analysis—the first-ever look at artificial coastal infrastructure—shows that 14% of U.S. shorelines have been artificially hardened.
July 8th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Another insight into glass formation, methane conversion by copper zeolites, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 8, 2015.
June 2nd, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Predicting magnetic behavior in metal oxides, on-demand X-rays, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 2, 2015.
June 1st, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Brush up on all your sand knowledge with this great infographic from Mainland Aggregates Ltd., a U.K.-based company that supplies and delivers aggregates and products.
May 22nd, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
NIST announces news manufacturing competitions, O-I to acquire Vitro business, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for May 22, 2015.
April 9th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Cool Brick designer and University of California, Berkeley assistant professor Ronald Rael is turning heads once more with Bloom—the “first and largest powder-based 3-D printed cement structure to date.”
February 24th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
New research from Rice University shows how simulations can help advance the quest for better concrete, by modeling the atomic interactions within calcium-silicate-hydrate.
February 12th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Brooklyn-based artist Esther Ruiz creates hydraulic concrete art that incorporates not just neon tubing, but also glass (forged and otherwise), Plexiglass, paint, marble, and rock.