July 19th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
A 3-D printed structure created by a collaboration of engineers attracted the attention of Guinness World Records. Watch the video to see how the researchers printed the world's lightest structure made out of 3-D printed graphene aerogel and earned a spot in the 2018 edition.
February 8th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Kansas State University have devised and patented a simple, inexpensive, and scalable method to mass produce graphene—using only hydrocarbon gas, oxygen, and a spark plug.
May 5th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Engineers at the University of Southern California, University of California, San Diego, and the California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, Calif.) created a new metallic glass material with an unusual chemical structure that makes it incredibly hard and yet elastic.
April 3rd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Kansas State University are exploring new glassy ceramic material combinations and electrode designs that will afford lithium-ion batteries with high capacity, efficiency, and stability as well as high mass loading.
July 31st, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
ACerS’ Cements Division held their 6th Advances in Cement-based Materials meeting in Manhattan, Kan., July 20-22 and, by all accounts, it was a solid success. The meeting featured cutting-edge research, tutorials, and awards presentations.
September 9th, 2013 | by Jim Destefani
Other materials stories that may be of interest
April 25th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
Micrograph of one strand of a new spray-on super-nanotube composite developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) …
March 19th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
Cement researcher Feraidon Ataie. Credit: KSU. Researchers at Kansas State University have demonstrated that certain bioethanol and other biofuel byproducts …
October 1st, 2012 | by firstname.lastname@example.org
You probably already know there is some really interesting stuff going on in the materials field. Here is some of …
July 23rd, 2012 | by email@example.com
Take a break and take a look: China cuts rare earth mining rights by half to aid consolidation (Bloomberg/Businessweek) – …