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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / August 16, 2019

Northern Minerals signs rare earths supply deal with German company, American Glass Research published its second book, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for August 16, 2019.

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Video: Camels provide beauty, milk—and alternative fuel for cement production

By Lisa McDonald / August 14, 2019

In Ras al-Khaimah, the northernmost emirate of the United Arab Emirates, the government’s waste management agency is running a program to divert waste from landfills. Part of that program includes using camel excrement as fuel in cement production.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / August 14, 2019

LEDs made from 3D perovskites, permeable concrete cools city sidewalks, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 14, 2019.

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Nearing the theoretical limit of strength—nanoparticles toughen oxide glass

By Lisa McDonald / August 13, 2019

Reducing oxide glass brittleness is an active area of research. Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, created a tough oxide glass with a stress-modulus relationship near the theoretical limit by dispersing nanoparticles in a glass melt.

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New issues, easier access—Latest news from the Journal Group

By Jonathon Foreman / August 13, 2019

A new IJCES issue, easier access to ACerS journals, no more Wiley Download Direct—take a look at the latest news concerning ACerS journals!

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PV and produce combine—benefits of agrivoltaics

By Lisa McDonald / August 9, 2019

Many farmers believe agriculture and solar farms present an either-or situation. Research on agrivoltaics, or the practice of co-locating PV infrastructure and agriculture, suggests instead the two could be mutually beneficial.

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Sound science and engineering at all stages of research

By Jonathon Foreman / August 9, 2019

Sound science and engineering occur at all stages of the research process—a fact evident in ACerS journals. See how ACerS promotes sound science throughout the research process in two recent articles published in two ACerS journals.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / August 9, 2019

Flexicon opens office in France, Lucideon to hold two-day training course on refractories, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for August 9, 2019.

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Video: (Don’t) hold the phone—radar sensors could replace touch-screen technology

By Lisa McDonald / August 7, 2019

Since 2015, Google has been developing radar sensors that will allow hands-free phone operation. Google plans to put the technology into practice with the release of the Pixel 4 this fall.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / August 7, 2019

Breaking down microplastics, forecasting failure in disordered materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 7, 2019.

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