September 26th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Salt has long been used on roads and sidewalks to melt snow and ice, but it can destroy vehicles and the environment over time. Researchers have developed a method for melting snow and ice using paraffin, which is less expensive and environmentally-friendly.
June 16th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
Electric cars may soon see another resurgence, as a research team from Purdue University recently developed a flow battery that recharges instantly—by replacing spent battery fluids with electrolytes.
February 10th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
A collaboration of researchers from Purdue University and beyond is using a $3 million grant to take an up close look at flash sintering in a massive effort to broaden applications of the technique.
July 20th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
ACerS Cements Division held a successful meeting July 10–13 at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The 7th Advances in Cement-Based Materials conference brought together 113 academics, students, and cements professionals from around the globe.
August 7th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Multiscale 3-D printing using cement-based materials was the focus of a National Science Foundation workshop held at Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tenn.) July 16–17.
July 15th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
Researchers at Purdue University have developed a new manufacturing technique that will help make the commercial production of machines made of elastic materials and liquid metals more practical.
July 8th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Other materials stories that may be of interest for July 9, 2014.
July 5th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
CoorsTek acquires Dynamic-Ceramic (Wall Street Journal) CoorsTek Inc., manufacturer of technical ceramics supplying critical components to high-technology markets, has acquired …
April 16th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
Roll-to-roll coating of electrodes at Fraunhofer IWS: The scientists now have optimized the design of anode and cathode for lithium-sulfur …
February 14th, 2013 | by Eileen De Guire
Credit: Purdue University and INDOT Joint Transportation Research Program. Many people in the field of high-performance cements and materials have …