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Energy-saving windows getting smarter, cheaper

By Jim Destefani / November 12, 2013

Smart window technology is getting smarter and less expensive thanks to an electrochromic coating technology.

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2013 ‘Dance your PhD’ video finalists announced

By Jim Destefani / November 11, 2013

The finalists in Science magazine’s “Dance Your PhD” contest have been announced, and the 12 videos include one related to materials science.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Jim Destefani / November 11, 2013

Other materials stories that may be of interest.

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Owens Corning celebrates 75 years of glass innovations

By Jim Destefani / November 8, 2013

Starting in the mid-1930s, Owens-Illinois Inc. and Corning Glass Works collaborated to develop glass textile materials, spawning Owens Corning. The company is now celebrating its 75th anniversary.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Jim Destefani / November 8, 2013

Ceramics and glass business news of the week.

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$60 million in DOE support aimed at advancing solar technology

By Jim Destefani / November 7, 2013

The US Department of Energy last week announced awards totaling about $60 million to support innovative solar energy research and development of both solar materials to improve efficiency and so-called “soft” costs such as solar photovoltaic system design, permitting, and installation.

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Iron oxide-based nanoparticles detect, diagnose, and destroy cancer

By Jim Destefani / November 5, 2013

Researchers are using iron oxide-based nanoparticles to detect tumors in their early stages, deliver chemotherapy drugs with pinpoint precision, and monitor the drugs’ release in real time.

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News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

By Jim Destefani / November 4, 2013

News from the glass and refractory ceramics world

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Jim Destefani / November 4, 2013

Other materials stories that may be of interest.

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Final photo roundup from MS&T’13

By Jim Destefani / November 1, 2013

MS&T’13 is in the books, and by all accounts the show was a hit, with solid attendance, highly informative technical tracks, many ACerS and student events, and a successful expo that left exhibitors happy with the quantity and quality of visitors to their booths.

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