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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / December 6, 2019

Kazuo Inamori receives honorary knighthood, Freeman Technology launches new website, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for December 6, 2019.

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Video: Foolproof bowling—make a perfect strike every time

By Lisa McDonald / December 4, 2019

What if you could achieve a perfect strike every time you bowled? In today’s video, former NASA engineer Mark Rober teams up with James Bruton, a mechanical and electrical engineer, to create a controllable bowling ball.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / December 4, 2019

Perovskite nanocrystals show enhanced durability, freeze batteries in transit, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 4, 2019.

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Ceramic & Glass Manufacturing, the B2B magazine for all your industry needs

By Eileen De Guire / December 3, 2019

Ceramic & Glass Manufacturing—ACerS’ NEW B2B magazine—delivers news and information for ceramic and glass manufacturers and businesses. Check out the first issue (now online), and sign up to receive a free subscription to C&GM!

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Optical fibers for earthquake monitoring head undersea

By Lisa McDonald / December 3, 2019

It is challenging to effectively monitor seismic quakes deep in the ocean. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researchers and colleagues, who previously used optical fibers to monitor earthquakes on land, tested using optical fibers to monitor earthquakes undersea.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / November 29, 2019

Global 5G interference agreement worries weather forecasters, Groot Glass secures funding for two glass plants, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for November 29, 2019.

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Video: How to create a float for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

By Lisa McDonald / November 27, 2019

Have you ever wondered what it takes to create a float for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade? Find out the steps involved in the design process and take a look at the five new floats that will debut this Thanksgiving!

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / November 27, 2019

Grow carbon nanotubes using newspaper, ammonia production, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 27, 2019.

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Porcelain enamel in history: The all-ceramic homes of World War II

By April Gocha / November 26, 2019

Porcelain enamel is found in various products, places, and applications in modern homes, but at one point in history, it looked like houses would be made entirely of this material. Learn the history of the Lustron homes that served as a quick and low-cost solution to the post-World War II housing crisis.

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Bioglass vs brawn: Developing sturdier bioglass capsules for RFID tracking devices

By Jonathon Foreman / November 26, 2019

Bioglass brittleness limits the implantation of bioglass encapsulated RFID tracking devices in animals that butt heads for dominance. Florida A&M University researchers used force distribution models to develop a sturdier bioglass capsule design.

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