January 28th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
A team of Japanese researchers has discovered that the sperm of salmon could effectively replace the more costly and less environmentally friendly methods used to recover rare-earth elements from electronic and magnetic waste.
November 12th, 2014 | by April Gocha
Better catalysts for hydrogen generators, silicon shovels dig for rare earths, direct writing diamond patterns, Kevlar-based electronics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 12, 2014.
February 19th, 2014 | by Jessica McMathis
The Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $3 million to research and development of low-to-moderate-temperature geothermal resources in the United States, as well as to support domestic supply of “critical materials."
October 21st, 2013 | by Jim Destefani
Other materials stories that may be of interest
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• Owens Corning has formed a partnership with Chinese glass fiber producer Taishan Fiberglass. Taishan is a subsidiary of China …
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These were, at least, interesting to me: MIT researchers discover a new kind of magnetism Following up on earlier theoretical …
August 28th, 2012 | by firstname.lastname@example.org
Relative stock prices of Molycorp (blue line) and Lynas (green) compared to Dow Jones Industrial Average (red) since August increase …
April 27th, 2012 | by Eileen De Guire
Access to rare earths needs to be addressed at all points in the supply chain, experts say. Credit: The Bulletin, …
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Here’s what we are hearing: Kyocera remains San Diego’s most-awarded company for environmental programs, honored with 12th consecutive city recycling …
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 …