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Sick? This antimicrobial coating for ceramic, glass, and more is on track for commercial microbe killing

By April Gocha / February 23, 2018

The materials science center at Trinity College Dublin, called AMBER, recently teamed up with tech company Kastus to develop an antimicrobial coating that can be applied to ceramic tiles, glass doors, smartphone screens, door handles, and much more.

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Building a better world—June/July ACerS Bulletin is now available online

By April Gocha / May 18, 2017

The June/July 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online. This special double issue is all about building a better world, from highlighting the activities of the next generation to the future of smartphones and antimicrobial surfaces.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / January 16, 2015

Argonne partners for nuclear reactor work, LafargeHolcim moves forward, Gorilla Glass finds itself in POS devices, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for January 16, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 6, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest on May 6, 2014.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / March 11, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest

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Doped yttrium silicate ceramics perform antibacterial upconversion magic trick

By April Gocha / March 11, 2014

Scientists have created antimicrobial ceramics from yttrium silicate that can perform photon upconversion to kill bacteria on the ceramic’s surfaces.

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