July 7th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Five European institutions have come together to establish a new research center in Trenčín, Slovakia, that specializes in cutting-edge functional glass research. The project, Centre for Functional and Surface-Functionalized Glasses (FunGLASS), is based at the University of Trenčín, with participation from international groups in Germany, Italy, and Spain
June 15th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
After five years of diligent-but-quiet research, Bolt Threads has made “meaningful progress” on developing synthetic spider silk for commercial use.
May 26th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Metals that walk on water, energy-generating rubber, space-age ceramics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 26, 2015.
May 19th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Separating rare earths with UV light, NASA testing materials in space, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 19, 2015.
May 8th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Partnership to improve ceramic catalytic filters, updated tableware guidelines, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for May 8, 2015.
March 2nd, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Thanks to a multi-million-dollar infusion of funding from the National Science Foundation, materials and materials research centers are having one of their best months ever.
February 14th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
When it comes to budget time, every one is a winner—that is, until they’re not. For now, that means big wins for science and technology in President Barack Obama’s proposed $2.63-trillion Fiscal Year 2016 budget.
January 23rd, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
ANH Refractories gets a new name, HeidelbergCement selling building products, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for January 23, 2015.
November 4th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
New data from the National Science Foundation shows that the $239 billion of R&D performed by U.S. businesses is highly concentrated by state and metropolitan area.
September 21st, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Basic research at the nation’s colleges and universities received a decrease in federal funding by 0.3 percent between FY 2011 and FY 2012, according to data from the National Science Foundation.