February 5th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Zhejiang University and South China University of Technology in China have created new glass-based composite materials that are really good at absorbing UV radiation.
January 18th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research, collaborating with scientists at Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster and the Technical University of Braunschweig in Germany, are experimenting with glass to help answer the very question of how it all began.
January 17th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers and ACerS members from Lehigh University and the University of Colorado have teamed up to decrease the amount of energy needed for glass-forming, an important process by which glass products take shape
January 11th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
A team of researchers from Shanghai Jiaotong University and Tongji University in China and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in Calif. has developed a technique for producing bioglass scaffolds that alone can successfully repair large defects in load-bearing bones.
January 7th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
The sleek Ford GT supercar is shedding pounds as the first production vehicle to incorporate a windshield of thin-yet-strong Corning Gorilla Glass.
December 30th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Alcoa signs with Boeing, Materials Technologies moves forward, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for December 30, 2015.
December 29th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Materials science has been and will continue to be at the forefront of clean energy innovations. In 2015, we reported on three major clean energy trends thanks to advanced materials and engineering.
December 6th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at NASA have taken measurements of what happens in full-scale tests—in which the scientists injected actual volcanic ash into an operating jet engine—and will spend the next several months analyzing the experimental data.
November 20th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
In addition to the material’s everyday obscurity, glass often isn’t what people think—it’s not the thick and breakable material that most people conjure up when they hear “glass.” Instead, glass is smart. It’s high-tech. And it keeps getting stronger and thinner.
November 13th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Inside CoorsTek, Saxon sues Apple, China unveils its own jetliner, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for November 13, 2015.