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ICC7 biennial conference provides global opportunity for learning, exchanging latest ceramics, glass research

By Faye Oney / April 17, 2018

The 7th International Congress on Ceramics (ICC7) takes place June 17–21 in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. With four plenary talks and 18 symposia topics, organizers expect nearly 1,500 attendees. Register before end of day April 17 to save up to $140.

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School is in session—ECerS hosts summer school program in Madrid, Spain

By Stephanie Liverani / July 8, 2015

The European Ceramic Society hosted a summer school program June 17–19 in Madrid that focused on ceramic and glass science and technology—specifically, applications to bioceramics and bioglasses.

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Bioceramics isolated from Jaws may someday fix your jaw

By April Gocha / May 5, 2015

Researchers at the University of Vigo’s Institute of Biomedical Research of Vigo (Spain) have shown that bioceramics isolated from shark teeth can potentially help regenerate human bone tissue.

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Infographic: Your call—Our top stories from the past 365 days

By April Gocha / January 13, 2015

ACerS editors Eileen, Jessica, and April all have weighed in over the past few weeks about their reflections or predictions regarding the coming of 2015—but what say you?

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My grandson and the Innovations in Biomedical Materials conference

By Eileen De Guire / July 9, 2014

Eileen’s grandson is likely to have better medical options than his older relatives, and might even avoid the “blessings from the ancestors” altogether, thanks to tremendous advances in the healthcare field.

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Beer begets better bones: Bioceramics from beer brewing waste may be the key to bone replacements

By April Gocha / June 15, 2014

Researchers from the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid and Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, in collaboration with Mahou and Createch Co., have pioneered a new bone biomaterial from an unlikely source—beer brewing waste.

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ACerS and Florida Tech join forces to offer series of short courses in bioceramics

By Jessica McMathis / May 29, 2014

The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) has signed a partnership agreement with the Florida Institute of Technology’s (FIT) Continuing Education department to offer a series of short courses in bioceramics taught by Dr. Larry Hench.

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Now available—Hench lecture on ‘Innovative ceramic technologies to change the world’—Updated

By Jessica McMathis / May 13, 2014

The most popular CTT story in the last year or so was Peter Wray’s story about Novamin 45S5 Bioglass in a line of Sensodyne brand toothpaste. More accurately, the story was about Bioglass NOT being in the toothpaste. Bioglass, as many know, was discovered by Larry Hench. Although technically retired, Hench continues to teach at the…

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Hench lecture on “Innovative ceramic technologies to change the world”

By Eileen De Guire / May 7, 2014

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We didn’t start the fire—but you can with a presentation at Bioceramics 2014

By April Gocha / May 7, 2014

The deadline for Bioceramics 2014, July 30–August 1 in Ohio’s capital city, is fast approaching, so be sure to register soon! Plenary speaker Larry Hench is also featured in a soon-to-be-released video short course on bioceramics through a collaboration between Florida Institute of Technology and ACerS.

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