July 22nd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
ACerS member Jay Narayan and his team at North Carolina State University have partnered with the U.S. Army Research Office to create a new way to integrate oxide materials with silicon chips—a development, the team says, that will lead to smarter, lighter, more efficient electronic devices.
June 22nd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Developing new material for stronger 3-D printing, new approach to thermoelectric nanomaterials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 22, 2016.
March 22nd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a proof-of-concept for “solar cells so thin, flexible, and lightweight they could be placed on almost any material or surface,” according to an MIT press release.
December 23rd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Netflix has a technical solution to a very fundamental problem. The brand recently launched a kit for ambitious do-it-yourselfers to assemble their own pair of socks that detect when you’ve fallen asleep and pause your program so you don’t miss any of the action
March 12th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
For those who want to give cameras and facial recognition technology the slip, anti-virus software company AVG has developed a pair of invisibility glasses designed to protect your visual identity online.
February 11th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Silicene transistors are a first, lightweight steel is just as strong, a new synchrotron shines bright, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 11, 2015.
January 14th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Honeybee hive sealant spurs hair growth, why blue LEDs are tricky to manufacture, identification of Taj Mahal's grime, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 14, 2015.
December 17th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Imaging inside of materials, magnetite structure surprises, nanoshaping methods, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 17, 2014.
October 23rd, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Fun fact: Shuji Nakamura—who along with fellow winners Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano, received the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes—has ties to ACerS.
October 8th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Brighter light emitting diode (LED) displays made with perovskite materials may be just beyond the bend, but so, too, are bendable and stretchable ones, thanks to scientists from Seoul National University.