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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 31, 2014

Colorful ultrathin semiconductor coatings, intelligent glass modules for building façades, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 31, 2014.

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Five materials science wonders to watch in 2015

By April Gocha / December 30, 2014

Jessica and Eileen have already provided their reflections on the year that’s almost past and the new one that’s about to unfurl, and there’s just enough time for April to sneak in my perspective before the calendar flips to 2015.

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Keep calm and shine on: Material science behind chocolate’s surface sheen

By April Gocha / December 30, 2014

When you think about it, there aren’t too many foods that we want to change states of matter while we’re eating them. But chocolate is one delightful exception—we deeply appreciate chocolate’s transformation from solid to gooey liquid.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 30, 2014

Molybdenum disulfide gets some understanding, how glassy materials fail, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 30, 2014.

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Blinded me with science: A look back at 2014

By Jessica McMathis / December 29, 2014

Because it’s that time of year, and because it’s worth remembering—associate editor Jessica shares her top five posts, people, and moments from 2014.

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All about that bass: Science squares off against sound in new music video

By Jessica McMathis / December 26, 2014

Be prepared to spend the next five minutes and 52 seconds admiring the work of Nigel Stanford, whose music video “Cymatics” blends science and sound.

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What’s that got to do with ceramics and glass? Rogue CTT posts of 2014

By Eileen De Guire / December 26, 2014

Eileen reflects on her top five favorite things (beyond the world of ceramics and glass) she learned in 2014. Follow the link to see which five posts fit the bill.

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Cereal museum turned STEM center showcases science, math, and a whole lot of glass

By Jessica McMathis / December 24, 2014

The former site of Cereal City USA is experiencing a second life as a STEM center, thanks to a $14-million donation and Guardian Industries’ SunGuard glass.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 24, 2014

Science of Cinderella’s glass slippers, smart self-tinting and self-powered windows, Gorilla Glass for sensitive sensors, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 24, 2014.

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No more party fouls—Magnets save beer from gushing foam

By April Gocha / December 23, 2014

After successful use of magnets for mayonnaise emulsification, a team of researchers from the University of Leuven (Belgium) wondered whether magnets could also have a place in beer brewing to help prevent gushing.

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