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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / August 22, 2018

Smart clothes with electrodes, 3-D stretchable electronics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 22, 2018.

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Ceramic electrolyte in lithium batteries offers twice the performance, prevents dendrite formation

By Faye Oney / August 17, 2018

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a faster-charging solid-state lithium battery. The key is a ceramic electrolyte that stabilizes the surface and does not degrade over time.

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Video: 3-D printed ‘Hyperelastic Bone’ regenerates bone tissue

By Faye Oney / August 15, 2018

Researchers have developed a flexible ceramic 3-D printed bone implant. Called ‘Hyperelastic Bone,’ the implant can regenerate bone tissue growth, ultimately becoming part of the patient’s own bone.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / August 15, 2018

Magnets that affect the behavior of a superconductor, seed coats that hold the secret to smart materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 15, 2018.

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3-D printed ceramic implants could someday replace bone graft technology

By Faye Oney / August 14, 2018

In a new study, researchers have demonstrated a method of regenerating bone using 3-D printed ceramic scaffolds. This technique could possibly replace traditional bone grafts and help those with bone injuries or deformities.

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Video: This ceramic artist combines science and art to create beautiful sculptures

By Faye Oney / August 8, 2018

Ceramic artist Sabri Ben-Achour creates unique sculptures by mixing a little science with art. He gets his inspiration from wabi-sabi, the Japanese philosophy of finding beauty in imperfection. Watch the video to see his distinctive techniques.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / August 8, 2018

Solar energy used to provide water filtration in Haiti, 3-D printing battery electrodes, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 8, 2018.

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Color, eclectic design dominate Brick in Architecture Awards

By Faye Oney / August 3, 2018

The Brick Industry Association recently announced the winners of the 2018 Brick in Architecture Awards. Check out the Best in Class winners and watch a video of these inspiring brick designs.

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Video: 3-D printer creates 1,022 square-foot house for actual family

By Faye Oney / August 1, 2018

Architects in Nantes, France have created a 1,022 square-foot 3-D-printed house that a family of five has recently moved into. Watch the video to learn more about the house, which took 54 hours to print.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / August 1, 2018

A new periodic table for nanomaterials, Sandia Labs celebrates 40th anniversary, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 1, 2018.

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