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SeCerS Advanced Ceramics and Applications V conference attracts more than 130 scientists

By Faye Oney / August 22, 2017

More than 130 scientists and researchers from around the world attended The Serbian Ceramic Society’s annual conference to listen to leading experts and shared research on nanotechnologies, multifunctional materials, composite materials, and other ceramic-related topics.

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Could this structure allow 3-D printed polymers to replace ceramic materials in body armor?

By April Gocha / June 20, 2017

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have taken inspiration from conch shells to develop a 3-D printing technique that can build composite materials with incredible toughness.

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Low-temperature processing could establish ‘Materials Valley’ for companies manufacturing sustainable ceramic composites

By April Gocha / February 28, 2017

What if—instead of redesigning individual materials to make them stronger, lighter, cheaper, and greener—we could rethink a single processing method to improve various different materials? Such a reality may be closer than you think.

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Supersonic revival: NASA developing quieter, more fuel-efficient supersonic commercial jet

By April Gocha / March 8, 2016

NASA recently announced that it is spending $20 million to push supersonic jet travel back into commercial reality. The funding is going to a team led by Lockheed Martin for preliminary design work on a reimagined supersonic jet that could take to the skies by 2020.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 29, 2015

Advanced composites consider crustaceans, nonmagnetic duo form magnet, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 29, 2015.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / March 13, 2015

Carbo shuttering proppant factory, Japan Display confirms LCD plant, Alcoa to acquire RTI International, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for March 13, 2015.

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