May 18th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
The June/July 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online. This special double issue is all about building a better world, from highlighting the activities of the next generation to the future of smartphones and antimicrobial surfaces.
November 1st, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Lithium-ion batteries are necessary for next-generation consumer electronics to compete with market demands for longer battery life and unsurpassed power. And researchers are focusing on making these power sources safer and better for the environment.
February 29th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University and Solid State Ceramics Inc. have modified hard-piezoceramic materials to realize the potential of piezoelectric transformers—which hold promise to reduce size and boost the efficiency of consumer electronic devices.
December 19th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Whether you decorate your Christmas tree with tinsel or not, there’s perhaps a more debated question looming—real or artificial? April breaks it down in classic fashion—a pros and cons list.
March 4th, 2014 | by Eileen De Guire
Other materials stories that may be of interest
February 17th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Swiss scientists generate nanorattles of silver nanoparticles encased in silica shells as potential antimicrobial coatings on biomedical implants