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Tis the season: ACerS and Wiley offer new books for your favorite ceramic, glass, or materials scientist (or maybe a gift for yourself!)

By Faye Oney / November 20, 2018

Just in time for Black Friday, ACerS and Wiley have new books for your favorite materials scientists and ceramic and glass engineers. Visit the online bookstore, and ACerS members can take 35% off of all ACerS-Wiley titles.

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Neural networks predict glass transition temperatures

By Lisa McDonald / November 20, 2018

Researchers trained an artificial neural network to predict glass transition temperatures of never-before-made glass compositions. The software will soon be freely available as a web application.

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The science of Stan Lee

By Lisa McDonald / November 16, 2018

Though not a scientist, Stan Lee extensively used scientific-sounding reasoning in the creation of his characters. Take a closer look at some of Lee’s versions of science.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / November 16, 2018

America Makes expands service offerings, DOE launches energy-savings competition, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for November 16, 2018.

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ACerS and Wiley offer free access to 40 journal articles through end of year

By Faye Oney / November 15, 2018

ACerS and Wiley are offering free access to 40 journal articles through December 31, 2018. Members always have free access, but if you are not a member, considering joining ACerS and take advantage of access to all four ACerS journals!

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Video: Stretchy solar cells a step closer

By Lisa McDonald / November 14, 2018

Rice University researchers developed flexible, organic solar cells that could be useful where constant, low-power generation is sufficient.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / November 14, 2018

Health effects of silver nanoparticles, renewable fuel using graphene, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 14, 2018.

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concrete carbon footprint

World Cement Association lays out plan to reduce global carbon emissions

By Faye Oney / November 13, 2018

The World Cement Association recently outlined a five-part initiative to reduce carbon emissions in its industry and support the Paris Agreement’s goal of reducing global temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

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The challenges of making foldable smartphones

By Lisa McDonald / November 13, 2018

Multiple companies released plans for foldable smartphones this year, but there are several challenges to making these phones perform as well as traditional smartphones.

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79th Conference on Glass Problems brings together glass manufacturing industry

By Andrea Ross / November 9, 2018

More than 535 people from around the world gathered at the Greater Columbus Convention Center November 5–8, for the 79th annual Conference on Glass Problems. The conference brings together global manufacturers, suppliers, and academics to exchange innovations and solutions.

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