July 27th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
The Rare Earth Extraction Facility, recently opened at West Virginia University, is developing a process to extract rare earth materials from acid mine drainage. The new facility could help lessen U.S. dependence on REE imports as well as boost the West Virginia economy.
July 4th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Sodium and potassium hold promise as alternatives to lithium-based batteries, new ultra-thin flexible sensors, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 4, 2018.
February 27th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
The U.S. Department of Energy recently funded 24 manufacturing research projects in the amount of $35 million to solve advanced manufacturing challenges. At the local level, businesses are partnering with academia and nonprofits to solve manufacturing's workforce challenges.
October 31st, 2017 | by Faye Oney
A collaboration between Battelle and Rare Earth Salts is one of several DOE projects to revive rare earth production in the U.S. Researchers are working to extract rare-earth elements from coal fly ash—which could also provide a boost to the coal industry.
September 22nd, 2017 | by Faye Oney
The High Performance Computing for Materials Program (HPC4Mtls) brings together U.S. government research laboratories and industry to spur development of materials used in severe environments. Its goal is to quickly bring advanced energy research to market.
September 7th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
A partnership between a research laboratory and a manufacturer has resulted in a new thermochromic window material that would save energy and automatically change its tint based on temperature.
August 16th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
The U.S. Navy created a submersible hull prototype on a giant 3-D printing machine in less than one week—saving the Navy 90% in production costs. This is the first step in building a fleet of submersibles that can withstand harsh ocean conditions.
March 8th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
A new Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP) program funded by the National Science Foundation made its first awards to Penn State University and Cornell University to significantly accelerate materials research and development.
November 12th, 2013 | by Jim Destefani
Smart window technology is getting smarter and less expensive thanks to an electrochromic coating technology
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In celebration of Earth day, the DOE announced today that it will invest over $200 million to the development of …