When people test-drive hybrid-electric or extended-range electric vehicles, such as the Toyota Prius or the Chevy Volt or the Nissan Leaf, the question came up, “What happens to electric vehicle batteries when they wear out?”Read More
The Materials Genome Initiative is a multi-stakeholder effort to develop an infrastructure that will accelerate materials discovery and deployment.Read More
The Mo-Sci Corporation recently announced its development of a novel and inexpensive wound care pad — composed of borate glass nanofibers — that helped speed the healing of venous stasis ulcers in a majority of patients enrolled in a small human clinical test group of adult diabetics.Read More
University of Toledo professor Abdul-Majeed Azad believes a new paradigm is needed as the science community considers how to deal with the growing amount and threat of CO2
in the atmosphere.
Richard Brow discusses his fascination with glass and delves into two specific
areas: tapping into the theoretical strength of glass, and the special
field of phosphate glasses.
Prashant Kumta has been a pioneer in the use of
nanoceramic materials for bone regeneration and to bind and transpor
proteins and protein-like substances into cells.
Jim Marra is an expert on using ceramic and glass materials to convert extremely dangerous ColdWar era liquid nuclear wastes to a solid form that can last for thousands of years.Read More
Greg Hilmas and Bill Fahrenholtz, both professors at Missouri S&T, are working on developing ceramic materials that can withstand ultrahigh temperatures (1,600°C–3,000°C) that will be encountered by hypersonic planes of the future.Read More