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Do you want to be cited? Search engine optimization can accelerate your career with minimal additional effort

By Jonathon Foreman / May 30, 2017

You can give yourself a leg up in the professional world by employing search engine optimization techniques while writing your manuscripts—simply focus on the most important keywords and place them into your manuscript strategically.

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Marv Bolt pens ode to glass, the eye of science, in special issue of IJAGS

By April Gocha / May 2, 2017

In the March 2017 issue of the International Journal of Applied Glass Science, the second part of a two-part special issue series, Marv Bolt wrote a fascinating opening article all about glass’s role as the eye of science.

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Centering on excellence—Morgan Advanced Materials and Penn State team up to establish new carbon science center

By April Gocha / July 19, 2016

Continuing the trend towards novel industry–academia partnerships, Morgan Advanced Materials and Pennsylvania State University recently announced they’re pairing up to form a new R&D center focused solely on advancing carbon materials.

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Ceramic and glass materials prove Einstein was right, help detect gravitational waves in breakthrough discovery

By April Gocha / February 12, 2016

It seems rather fitting that 100 years after Albert Einstein published the general theory of relativity, we now have proof of what we knew all along: Al was right—spacetime is officially rippling.

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Video: Discovery UK showcases bioglass to repair human bodies

By April Gocha / October 14, 2015

This short video from Discovery UK about scientific breakthroughs that repair the human body is centered around Larry Hench’s initial discovery of bioglass.

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When accidents become eurekas—Stumbling into discovery

By April Gocha / November 14, 2014

Sometimes—perhaps more often than you’d think—the most successful discoveries are stumbled upon by accident. What is your best scientific oops story?

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Video of the week – Oodles of Oobleck

By / December 3, 2008

[flash /ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/oobleck_run.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/oobleck_run.jpg}]   Today we feature a classic experiment/weird experience in materials science, rheology, shear stress, strain rate, non-Newtonian fluid mechanics – and gooey fun: the Oobleck Run, AKA (with a great deal of hyperbole) Walking on Water. This video was prepared for the Discovery Channel’s great new series, Time Warp. The science…

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