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Infrared LEDs and retro-reflective materials make for invisibility glasses that give facial recognition the slip

By Jessica McMathis / March 12, 2015

For those who want to give cameras and facial recognition technology the slip, anti-virus software company AVG has developed a pair of invisibility glasses designed to protect your visual identity online.

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Ceramics Expo 2015

Ceramics Expo exhibitor spotlight: Mo-Sci Corporation

By Jessica McMathis / March 11, 2015

Over the next weeks, we’ll preview a handful of the 150-plus manufacturers and suppliers who have signed on for the first Ceramics Expo. Today, we turn the pre-show spotlight to Mo-Sci Corporation.

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NIST awards $26 million to American manufacturing centers

By Jessica McMathis / March 8, 2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently reaffirmed its commitment to small- and mid-sized manufacturers through the awarding of cooperative agreements to 10 nonprofit organizations and universities who oversee Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership centers.

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Highly conductive, undoped oxide film will help solar cells harness more sunlight

By Jessica McMathis / March 5, 2015

Researchers from the University of Luxembourg and Japanese electronics company TDK report that they’ve developed a conductive oxide film that boasts increased infrared transparency and creates a higher current.

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Ceramics Expo exhibitor spotlight: Morgan Advanced Materials

By Jessica McMathis / March 3, 2015

Over the next weeks leading up the expo and conference, we will preview a handful of the 150-plus manufacturers and suppliers who have signed on for the first Ceramics Expo. Today, we turn the pre-show spotlight to Morgan Advanced Materials.

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Materials research and research centers get leg up from NSF funding

By Jessica McMathis / March 2, 2015

Thanks to a multi-million-dollar infusion of funding from the National Science Foundation, materials and materials research centers are having one of their best months ever.

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Glass-nanosphere-coated clothing repels flashbulbs and would-be photobombs

By Jessica McMathis / February 26, 2015

Whether you’re unphotogenic, camera-shy, or just prefer to stay “off the grid,” a new line of glass-nanosphere-coated reflective clothing might someday be your saving grace.

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Telescopic contact lenses and wink-controlled eyeglasses that magnify ‘on demand’ could aid the visually impaired

By Jessica McMathis / February 25, 2015

Researchers at Switzerland’s École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne have developed a telescopic contact lens and wink-controlled smart glasses that could bring better, stronger sight to the visually impaired.

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3-D printed ceramic bricks combat heat through evaporative cooling

By Jessica McMathis / February 23, 2015

Emerging Objects’ Cool Brick combines age-old cooling system with 21st century technology to produce a 3-D printed brick that can cool a room with water.

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Silicon carbide’s ‘superiority’ makes for promising silicon semiconductor substitute in high-performance sensors

By Jessica McMathis / February 18, 2015

Researchers at the Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre (QMNC) at Griffith University (Australia) have shown that silicon carbide’s “superiority” in not-so-superior conditions make the compound a promising substitute for silicon semiconductors in devices with mechanical and electrical sensors.

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