March 29th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
While gadgets that boost smartphone battery life help widen the gap between power cord wall sits, it’s not a solution to total wireless recharging on the go. But thanks to materials science, our power chargers for smartphones and other wearable tech might be sewn right into our pants someday.
February 3rd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Electron transport across grain boundaries, graphene balls lubricate automobile engines, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 3, 2015.
January 27th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
A new six-part series created by NSF and NBC Learn, called “Nanotechnology: Super small science,” is exploring just how nanotechnology affects our world and tomorrow’s technology.
November 4th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Argonne National Lab has created two new collaborative centers that each focus on a broad area of research with high potential to impact new products and developments—nanotechnology and energy storage technologies.
October 27th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
No matter what your dental problem, science has you covered. Whether it's a better material for fillings, a replacement tooth altogether, or a whole new set of chompers, new research is delving deep into the science of materials for your mouth.
October 16th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceradyne receives Army order for ceramic armor, Fuyao glass plant already expanding, ACI names memorial fellowship, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for October 16, 2015.
August 19th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers at National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan have developed a simple, cost-effective approach to produce graphene in a way that they say broadens the material’s potential commercial applications—they’re calling it ‘defective’ graphene.
May 18th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
A team of researchers at Flinders Centre for NanoScale Science & Technology has paired up with Australian luxury watch company Bausele to incorporate a novel high-strength, low-weight ceramic into some of the company’s luxury watches.
February 26th, 2014 | by Eileen De Guire
Electrospinning conference in August gearing up
July 25th, 2013 | by Jim Destefani
DOE solicits FY2014 hydrogen and fuel cell proposals (pdf) The U.S. Department of Energy announced its initial Fiscal Year …