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Printed ceramics meet carbon fibers in the truest of wearable tech

By Jessica McMathis / October 22, 2014

SCOTT Sports’ ceramic-printed, carbon fiber bikewear, designed to keep skin safe from road rash, is also—added bonus—quite stylish.

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Your last dose of MS&T14: Material Advantage Mug Drop and Disc Golf Contests—with video

By Jessica McMathis / October 17, 2014

They came to win, we came to cover the fun. Photos and videos from the 2014 Material Advantage Mug Drop and Ceramic Disc Golf Contests, organized by Keramos.

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DLMs, Fellows, and a materials who-who: Days 2 and 3 at MS&T14

By Jessica McMathis / October 15, 2014

Our photoblog provides a glimpse of the action at MS&T14, including the annual awards banquet, honoring the achievements of our members in service to society and the Society, as well as some fierce ceramics competition in the exhibit hall.

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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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