September 23rd, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
A student team from the University of Houston is working to help supply the United States’ own rare earth stream by commercializing a novel and proprietary method to recycle rare earths neodymium and dysprosium from waste electronics.
September 5th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
The recycled rubber we so readily discard—some 290 million tires each year—could someday provide electricity to our electric vehicles or store solar or wind energy.
September 4th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
What are lawmakers in Washington doing to ensure that manufacturing remains a focus of economic recovery and revitalization? For one, they’re backing a bipartisan bill that helps strengthen engineering programs at learning institutions across the nation to meet the growing demands—and challenges—of manufacturing in the 21st century.
August 25th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Last week, the Energy Department announced a $67-million funding infusion for research on nuclear energy and clean energy innovation, which, according to a DOE news release, builds on the Obama administration’s efforts to expand such innovation.
August 7th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
The Energy Department is taking steps toward a more open stream of information from the lab, introducing a new web directory that increases access to any publications or data derived from research funded by the DOE.
July 23rd, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Other materials stories that may be of interest for July 23, 2014.
June 24th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
The Department of Energy is fast-tracking the “scientific breakthroughs needed to build the 21st-century energy economy” by awarding $100 million to the country’s Energy Frontier Research Centers.
June 20th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceramics and glass business news of the week for June 20, 2014.
June 11th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Other materials stories that may be of interest for June 11, 2014.
June 3rd, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Other materials stories that may be of interest for June 3,