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Report: Nuclear has potential to play bigger role in meeting global energy demand

By Faye Oney / September 25, 2018

A new report from MIT Energy Initiative says that nuclear energy has the potential to be used as an alternative energy source as long as cost and policy issues are addressed. Read the report and watch the video to learn more.

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The American Ceramic Society Names New Executive Director

By Eileen De Guire / September 21, 2018

WESTERVILLE, OHIO—The American Ceramic Society Board of Directors announces the appointment of Mark J. Mecklenborg as executive director effective Jan. 1, 2019. He will succeed current executive director Charlie Spahr when he retires at the end of the year. Mecklenborg will be the Society’s 11th executive director. ACerS president Michael Alexander says, “Mark brings an energy…

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / September 21, 2018

Alfred University hosts energy symposium, rare earths off tariff list, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for September 21, 2018.

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Israel progressing in ceramic innovation, plus much more inside October/November ACerS Bulletin

By Faye Oney / September 20, 2018

The October/November issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online. You’ll find stories about Israel, the new Navrotsky Award, meeting updates, and much more.

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Video: Watch this professor break world record for assembling periodic table in under nine minutes

By Faye Oney / September 19, 2018

Without looking, do you know where each element lies on the periodic table? A chemical engineering professor just set a Guinness World Record for placing each element in its proper spot on the periodic table. Watch this time-lapse video to see how he did it.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / September 19, 2018

The world’s first hydrogen fuel-cell train enters into service, sodium-ion replacing lithium-ion in batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 19, 2018.

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ACerS launches new open access peer-reviewed journal

By Jonathon Foreman / September 18, 2018

AcerS is launching a new open access online journal: The International Journal of Ceramic Engineering and Science, covering a broad spectrum of topics on ceramics, functional systems, refractory science and technologies, processing engineering, and more.

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Video: Boston Dynamics’ robot SpotMini could make your life easier

By Faye Oney / September 12, 2018

Boston Dynamics, a company that has created a fleet of robots, is gearing up to bring one of its robots to market. Watch the video to see how SpotMini can possibly make your life easier. Or harder, depending on your perception.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / September 12, 2018

Cannibalistic structures feed on themselves, Cornell startup converts CO2 into fuel, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 12, 2018.

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Ceramics UK—Brexit inspires 2019 trade show in UK

By Faye Oney / September 11, 2018

Ceramics UK, taking place July 10–11, 2019 in Shropshire, England, will showcase the historical and growing technical ceramics industry in the UK. The conference is projected to attract more than 3,000 attendees and 200 exhibitors worldwide.

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