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Creating diamonds at room temperature from carbon nanofibers and nanotubes

By Lisa McDonald / February 5, 2019

North Carolina State University researchers successfully created diamonds at room temperature in 2015 using carbon thin films. Now, they accomplished the same feat using carbon nanofibers and nanotubes.

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Do the environment a (bio)solid—use bio-bricks!

By Lisa McDonald / February 1, 2019

RMIT University researchers found biosolids-enhanced bricks showed lower thermal conductivity and reduced brick firing energy demands compared to traditional bricks.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / February 1, 2019

European Space Agency plans to mine the moon, India to potentially lift anti-dumping duty, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for February 1, 2019.

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Video: Meteor showers on demand

By Lisa McDonald / January 30, 2019

A Japanese company launched seven microsatellites into orbit containing pellets meant to burn up and mimic meteor showers. If everything goes to plan, this first artificial meteor shower will take place over Hiroshima in spring 2020.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / January 30, 2019

Chemical vapor deposition advancements, negative capacitance in ferroelectric materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 30, 2019.

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Strontium and barium titanate: Similar materials, different defects

By Lisa McDonald / January 29, 2019

Researchers often use similar defect models for barium titanate and strontium titanate even though the materials experience different dominant metal vacancies. New research suggests this practice is suitable in some cases, but researchers should tread more carefully in others.

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Science for the future at the Electronic Materials and Applications Conference

By Eileen De Guire / January 29, 2019

The Electronic Materials and Applications Conference (EMA 2019) reached its 10th anniversary in Orlando on January 23-25, 2019. Topics ranged from superconductors to materials for 5G, and attendees presented talks on theoretical science and engineering research.

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From toilet to pipeline: Sanitary ware ceramics could serve all sewage needs

By Lisa McDonald / January 25, 2019

What happens to sanitary ware ceramics after their life as a toilet comes to an end? According to new research, these ceramics could be recycled for another useful purpose—as aggregate for concrete.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / January 25, 2019

Corning introduces industry’s first AutoGrade glass solutions, Europe opens first industrial 3D concrete printing facility, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for January 25, 2019.

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Video: It’s “element”ary, my dear Watson—International Year of the Periodic Table is here!

By Lisa McDonald / January 23, 2019

The United Nations proclaimed 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements. Take a look at what we know about the table and what could happen in the future.

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