Faye Oney

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Ceramic metal composite could lower cost of electricity from solar power

By Faye Oney / November 2, 2018

Researchers have developed a ceramic-metal composite for a heat exchanger to generate electricity from solar power. Their advancement could ultimately lower the cost of electricity generated from solar power.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / November 2, 2018

Artemis Capital Partners buys Superior Technical Ceramics, NETZSCH to offer free sintering webinar, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for November 2, 2018.

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Videos: Exploding pumpkins, homemade batteries, and other Halloween fun

By Faye Oney / October 31, 2018

Happy Halloween! Watch today’s videos to learn how to explode a pumpkin and how to make a battery out of calcium carbide to light your pumpkin.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / October 31, 2018

Carbon nanotubes could give the world better batteries, 3-D printed supercapacitor electrode breaks records, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 31, 2018.

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Cerium oxide’s superpowers could reduce damage from radiation exposure

By Faye Oney / October 30, 2018

Researchers have successfully decreased radiation damage in mice using cerium oxide nanoparticles. Their findings could reduce risk of cell damage from radiation that cancer patients experience as well as lower astronauts’ risk of radiation exposure in space.

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Fast-charging EV stations could be a reality in three years

By Faye Oney / October 26, 2018

In a collaborative effort between researchers and industry, a team is working to develop fast-charging stations for electric vehicles. Their success could lead to wider adoption of EVs in the near future.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / October 26, 2018

Heye International and Bucher Emhart Glass form partnership, NSG Group selects location for US manufacturing plant, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for October 26, 2018.

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Video: These robots will clean your messy room, if you have time to wait

By Faye Oney / October 24, 2018

A Japanese company has developed an autonomous robot that can clean up a messy room by identifying objects and responding to commands. Watch today’s video to see the “Autonomous Tidying-up Robot.”

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / October 24, 2018

Fast-charging stations for electric vehicles, aluminum air flow batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 24, 2018.

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Glass surface nanotexturing method earns grand prize in design contest

By Faye Oney / October 23, 2018

Researchers who have used nanotechnology to develop invisible glass have earned a $20,000 grand prize in Create the Future Design contest, beating out 800 contenders from 60 countries.

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