Published on November 24th, 2017 | By: Faye Oney
A team of MIT students have come up with a way to incorporate irradiated plastic into cement paste to make concrete that is nearly 15% stronger than what’s available today. This could reduce the amount of plastic in landfills and lower concrete’s carbon footprint.
Published on November 24th, 2017 | By: April Gocha, PhD
Construction boom, automotive industry to drive Africa’s ceramics inks market, AGC Flat Glass Italia officially inaugurates new float line at its Cuneo plant, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for November 24, 2017.
Published on November 22nd, 2017 | By: Faye Oney
Will you be spending Thanksgiving with relatives? Today we bring you several videos that illustrate the science behind some of the foods you’ll be eating, plus a few experiments you can conduct to impress the family.
Published on November 22nd, 2017 | By: April Gocha, PhD
Simple technique mass produces high-quality molybdenum trioxide nanosheets, Kevlar-based artificial cartilage mimics the magic of the real thing, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 22, 2017.
Published on November 21st, 2017 | By: April Gocha, PhD
A team of scientists from CoorsTek Membrane Sciences, the University of Oslo, and the Institute of Chemical Technology has developed a promising new ceramic membrane that could reduce the cost and enhance the feasibility of hydrogen generation far enough to bring the technology to the forefront of clean energy solutions.
Published on November 21st, 2017 | By: Faye Oney
ABET is holding a retraining session for those who are involved in the accreditation process on Tuesday November 27, 7:15-9:30 pm (EST) at the Sheraton 5th floor Arnold Arboretum in Boston, Mass. Interested participants can register to attend in person or remotely.
Published on November 17th, 2017 | By: Faye Oney
Through January 31, ACerS and Wiley are offering free access to 30 journal articles published in ACerS journals. The articles are authored by ACerS members who have organized EAM and ICACC conferences in the past couple years. After January, ACerS members can continue to access the articles through the member portal.
Published on November 17th, 2017 | By: April Gocha, PhD
Guardian Glass will clad Jeddah Tower, soon-to-be tallest building in the world, US Silica announces third quarter revenue of $345 million, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for November 17, 2017.
Published on November 16th, 2017 | By: April Gocha, PhD
The December 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring an in-depth analysis of the role of ceramics and glass in the global automotive industry, in addition to the annual ceramicSOURCE 2018 reference and buyer’s resource directory—is now available online.
Published on November 15th, 2017 | By: April Gocha, PhD
Former NASA engineer and YouTube personality Mark Rober recently posted a new video on his YouTube channel all about carnival games and the science behind winning—or, more accurately, not winning—them.