Faye Oney

Latest advances in wearable tech use graphene, silver nanowires

By Faye Oney / December 18, 2018

In two separate studies, researchers are experimenting with graphene and silver nanowires to create wearable technology. Their results could pave the way for clothing that monitors our health and reduces heating costs in buildings.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / December 14, 2018

Lucideon to hold refractories training at Ceramics Expo 2019, Ford unveils advanced manufacturing center, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for December 14, 2018.

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Poor quality (or fake) graphene could be hindering your research

By Faye Oney / December 11, 2018

In two separate studies, researchers discovered inferior and counterfeit commercial-grade graphene by examining dozens of graphene samples. Scientists using inferior graphene may find their research results are not as accurate as they thought.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / December 7, 2018

America Makes creates additive manufacturing apprenticeship, new startup founded by MIT alumnus makes electric vehicles, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for December 7, 2018.

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Video: 3D-knitted textile replaces conventional formwork on KnitCandela project

By Faye Oney / December 5, 2018

Researchers 3D-knitted a formwork structure that would replace traditional formwork with a knitted textile. The technology simplifies the construction process and saves time and money in materials and labor.

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Ceramics Expo 2019: Must-attend event offers new format, features

By Faye Oney / November 30, 2018

Planning to attend Ceramics Expo 2019? A two-track conference, B2B Matchmaking, Product Showcase, and networking opportunities are just a few of the highlights. Here’s a sneak peek at what you can expect to see at the newly-formatted conference.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / November 30, 2018

PPL partners with GE Power to develop Distributed Energy Technology, Steklarna Hrastnik planning a €45 million expansion, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for November 30, 2018.

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Environmentally-friendly bio-bricks: Urine for a surprise

By Faye Oney / November 27, 2018

Researchers have developed a method of creating bio-bricks from human urine. The process also offers by-products of nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium that could be used as components in commercial fertilizers.

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3-D printed ceramic parts could support lunar colonies

By Faye Oney / November 23, 2018

Establishing colonies on the moon will require a means to fabricate spare parts for repair or replacement. One Austrian company is already 3-D printing ceramic nuts and bolts out of simulated moon dust.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / November 23, 2018

SCHOTT AG invests in AI start-up NNAISENSE, Morgan Advanced Materials and Penn State open carbon science center, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for November 23, 2018.

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