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Rust: Another way to generate electricity

By Lisa McDonald / August 6, 2019

Rust is commonly considered a problem to be suppressed. Researchers from the California Institute of Technology and Northwestern University instead show rust can be beneficial when used to generate electricity.

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Hydrogen and its applications: Summary of Ohio Fuel Cell Symposium

By Jonathon Foreman / August 2, 2019

The 19th Annual Ohio Fuel Cell Symposium, which took place in June, focused on hydrogen and its applications in energy storage and power generation. Learn about the current successes and challenges in bringing the technology to fruition.

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Will 5G hinder weather forecasts?

By Lisa McDonald / August 2, 2019

As mobile carriers push ahead with plans to release 5G networks, NOAA, NASA, and other parts of the scientific community warn that frequencies currently planned for use in 5G could interfere with weather forecasting.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / August 2, 2019

Centorr Vacuum Industries add new furnace capability, Verallia releases Virtual Glass packaging creation tool, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for August 2, 2019.

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Video: From waste to winners—Olympic medals made from recycled electronics

By Lisa McDonald / July 31, 2019

The next summer Olympics will be held in Tokyo in 2020. As part of its Games Sustainability Plan, Japan recycled almost 80,000 tons of electronic devices to collect enough metal to create 5,000 Olympic medals.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / July 31, 2019

Solar panels help agriculture, 3D fabrication technique for glass microstructures, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 31, 2019.

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From 30 N to 490 N—breaking the limit of oxide glass microductility

By Lisa McDonald / July 30, 2019

A main shortcoming of oxide glasses is that they are brittle. Researchers in Denmark and the United States found they could increase the crack resistance of such glasses enormously by subjecting the glass surface to humid aging.

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Combined GFMAT/Bio meeting sees successful turnout in Toronto

By Lisa McDonald / July 26, 2019

More than 360 people from 31 countries traveled to Toronto to attend GFMAT-2 and Bio-4 on July 21–26. This year marks the first time the two conferences were held jointly.

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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Lisa McDonald / July 26, 2019

BYD and Toyota join forces to develop electric cars, top 5 African countries producing glass, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for July 26, 2019.

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Ceramic materials for 5G, plus more inside August 2019 ACerS Bulletin

By Lisa McDonald / July 25, 2019

The August 2019 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles on the 5G network and annual materials review—is now available online.

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