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From ancient artifact to future security—how study of old glasses informs design of new ones

By April Gocha / April 22, 2016

The May issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring new stories on how ancient artifacts inform design of nuclear storage glasses, mechanical behavior of thin coatings on glass, new enamels for kitchen appliances, and an extended abstract from this year’s Kreidl Award winner—is now available online.

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GE may usher refrigerator revolution with magnetic technology

By April Gocha / March 19, 2014

GE Appliances has announced that it is focusing on advancing its technology for magnetic refrigeration–which replaces conventional compressors and refrigerants with magnetocaloric materials and magnets–and hopes to offer more energy efficient and environmentally friendly residential units within the next five years.

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