November 16th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a neodymium-loaded magnetic ink that can be used to print batteries, circuits, and other devices that, if broken or damaged, can self-heal themselves in a matter of milliseconds.
November 9th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory say they’ve 3-D-printed permanent magnets that can outperform bonded magnets made using traditional techniques while conserving critical rare materials in the process.
November 1st, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
A team of scientists at MIT and Stanford has developed rovables—small on-body robots that can function as mobile and autonomous wearables.
October 15th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
The Lawrence Livermore National Lab’s National Ignition Facility—“the world’s largest and most energetic laser facility ever built”—contains thousands of rare earth-doped glass slabs that collectively amplify laser pulses into the facility's incredible testing capacity.
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.
June 13th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Ceramics and glass business news of the week for June 13,
February 26th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
Some other stories and papers worth looking into: Coupling the valley degree of freedom to antiferromagnetic order (PNAS) The exploration …
May 29th, 2012 | by email@example.com
Bed made to float with neodymium magnets. Credit: mememetatata; imgur. Check ’em out: Tiny chip could test for latent TB faster …
April 11th, 2012 | by Eileen De Guire
A large, new deposit of neodymium has been discovered in the Brazilian state, Bahia (shown red). Credit: Wikipedia. A story …
September 23rd, 2011 | by firstname.lastname@example.org
Credit: NREL. About a week ago, Boulder Wind Power, a maker of a direct-drive system with what’s been described …