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By Faye Oney / October 17, 2018

Critical Materials Institute prints anistropic magnets, Tübingen hosts machine learning center, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 17, 2018.

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More MXenes coming? New synthesis method widens range of MAX phases for MXene fabrication

By April Gocha / April 27, 2018

Scientists at Drexel University have devised a new method to produce MXenes from MAX phases containing an “A” element other than aluminum—a development that could open novel opportunities in MXene synthesis.

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Video: Extraterrestrial glass found in Africa questions theories of solar system’s creation

By Faye Oney / January 31, 2018

Scientists have discovered that glass stones found in Africa in 1996 consist of a mineral matrix and chemical element properties unlike anything in our solar system—leading them to question how our solar system originally formed.

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Glass could replace aluminum in hard disk drives that store 20 TB of data

By April Gocha / September 28, 2017

Japanese company Hoya is developing thin glass disks that the company is betting will be increasingly incorporated into larger hard disk drives used in computers—Hoya is setting its sights on large-scale glass data storage, with reported capabilities of reaching 20 TB capacities by 2020.

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Video: No more rivet guns—Unweldable metals can now be 3-D printed, thanks to nanoparticles

By Faye Oney / September 27, 2017

Researchers have successfully 3-D printed unweldable aluminum alloys, incorporating zirconium-based nanopowders into the additive manufacturing process, which prevents hot cracking. They say they can now make any unweldable metal weldable using this process.

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Method quickly infiltrates ceramic foams with molten metal to create stable cermet composites

By April Gocha / January 31, 2017

A team of researchers at Texas A&M University has developed a current-activated pressure-assisted infiltration method that can quickly and efficiently combine ceramics and metals into stable, high-performance cermet composites.

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Aluminum–cerium alloy has potential to jump-start rare-earth production in the US

By April Gocha / June 13, 2016

A team of scientists from Oak Ridge National Lab, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, and Eck Industries has developed a new super-strong aluminum alloy that incorporates cerium—and it just may be able to restart mining of rare-earth elements in the United States.

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Scientists work towards oxidation-resistant, ultrahigh melting point nanolaminated borides

By April Gocha / June 6, 2016

Researchers from Drexel University (Philadelphia, Pa.), Linkoping University in Sweden, and Imperial College London think that they can make borides better—by giving the material a protective layer of aluminum, the scientists have developed the world’s first corrosion-resistant boride.

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Shattering expectations: Will the Apple iPhone 8 go all-glass next year?

By April Gocha / May 6, 2016

One of the most reliable Apple trend analysts, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, predicts that next year’s iPhone iteration will say sayonara to its metal casing—and opt for all-glass instead.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / January 22, 2016

Manufacturing employment predicted to drop, Alcoa teams up with GE Aviation, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for January 22, 2015.

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