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ICC4: Student view of Ceramic Leadership Summit track

By Bobby Harl / July 18, 2012

CLS morning entrepreneur panel. Credit: Bobby Harl; ACerS. The highlight of my Tuesday was the Ceramic Leadership Syposium put on by ACerS. I was particularly interested in these talks as…

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Ten videos by NSF-NBC explain ‘Science of the Summer Olympics’

By Eileen De Guire / July 13, 2012

The series of videos by NSF-NBC delves into the unique biomechanics of athletes, and how technology still has much to learn from human achievement. Credit: NBC Universal via NSF. One of…

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Making entrepreneurship successful. 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit track at ICC4

By Eileen De Guire / June 12, 2012

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/clstrack.flv mode=1 f={image=https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/clstrack.jpg}] Kathy Faber, president of the 4th International Congress on Ceramics, talks about the 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit track, which focuses on the unique issues entrepreneurs face.…

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Data drives engineering of ceramics; workshop asks ‘how well?’

By Eileen De Guire / June 8, 2012

Steve Freiman opens a two-day workshop for about 30 participants to discuss the data needs and challenges facing the engineered ceramics and glass community. Credit: ACerS. Data. It is the…

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Other materials science stories that may be of interest

By / May 29, 2012

Bed made to float with neodymium magnets. Credit: mememetatata; imgur. Check ’em out: Tiny chip could test for latent TB faster Biomedical engineers at UC Davis have developed a microfluidic chip…

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DARPA #2: Agency seeks revolutionary approach for controlling sepsis

By / May 25, 2012

DARPA believes finding a transformational response to sepsis is key to saving warfighter lives. Credit: DARPA. I know from an unfortunate experience with a family member that sepsis is a…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / May 18, 2012

Here’s what we are hearing: Welcome to The Cement Grinding Office, a new concept to support engineers and technicians working every day with a ball mill In the cement industry,…

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White House convenes Materials Genome workshop; wave of new MGI initiatives announced

By / May 18, 2012

National Nanotechnology Initiative’s schematic representation of knowledge/data flow in Materials Genome-type communities. Credit: NNI. The White House held a special Materials Genome Initiative workshop this week that involved about 170 representatives…

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Science research drives economic growth, but it’s expensive and slow

By Eileen De Guire / May 8, 2012

Entrance to the headquarters of the Max Planck Society in Munich, Germany. Its president, Peter Gruss, asks whether nations are investing enough in basic research to drive their economies. Credit: Maximilian…

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MIT Tech Review’s top 10 emerging technologies

By Eileen De Guire / May 8, 2012

Semprius (Durham, N.C.) was named one the MIT Tech Review‘s top ten emerging technologies. The company uses glass lenses to concentrate light over gallium arsenide photovoltaic cells to gain energy…

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