Other materials

Scientific glassblowing—Part science, part art, all awesome

By April Gocha / October 15, 2014

Ceramics and glass, perhaps more than any other material, have a happy home in the blurry area between art and science. And perhaps smack in the center of that group is scientific glassblowing—part science, part art, and all awesome.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 15, 2014

Acoustic imaging for cracks, greener cement, DIY device printing, rediscovered ultrahigh temperature ceramics, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 15, 2014.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 13, 2014

Liquid crystal skin monitors, textile welding for Navy uniforms, wind turbines to control hurricanes, novel nanoparticle synthesis, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 13, 2014.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 8, 2014

Fuel cells provide mobile power, making perfect solar absorbers, oxide-based magnetism for the future of computing, material defects make better batteries—and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 8, 2014.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 1, 2014

Novel oxide electronics, reference nano-materials, graphene alternatives, flexible electronics, cheap solar cells, and LEDs, LEDs, LEDs.

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Glass spheres form powerful and inexpensive cell phone microscope you can 3D print at home

By Jessica McMathis / September 26, 2014

A Pacific Northwest National Laboratory team has developed a method that marries glass beads and 3D printing to transform your smart (or dumb) phone into a portable high-powered, high-quality microscope.

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4 lectures not to miss at MS&T14—My borate life: An enigmatic journey

By Jessica McMathis / September 24, 2014

In the weeks leading up to Materials Science and Technology 2014, we preview four lectures not to miss. Today: My Borate Life: An Enigmatic Journey.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 24, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for September 24, 2014.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 17, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for September 17, 2014.

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4 lectures not to miss at MS&T14—Ceramics for innovation and sustainability

By Jessica McMathis / September 15, 2014

In the weeks leading up to Materials Science and Technology 2014, we preview four lectures not to miss. First up: Ceramics for Innovation and Sustainability.

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