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Can materials science change the color of your clothes on a whim?

By April Gocha / November 22, 2016

A few weeks ago, a popular Australian online fashion retailer called Showpo posted a video on its Facebook page that seemed to debut a magically color-changing dress—but is such a dress really possible?

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BioMin bioglass toothpaste may better protect sensitive teeth and find its way into US market

By April Gocha / May 17, 2016

News from Queen Mary University of London reports that U.K. scientists have developed a new and improved bioglass toothpaste formulation called BioMin, which can address tooth sensitivity and help prevent tooth decay and acid erosion.

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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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Sensodyne sequel? Silica biomaterial may protect sensitive teeth better than bioglass

By April Gocha / January 20, 2015

A team led by researchers at National Taiwan University have generated and tested a gelatin-templated mesoporous silica biomaterial that shows good biocompatibility and longer-lasting effects to ease the pain of sensitive teeth.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 29, 2014

NASA seeks new materials, fiber optics for new uses, sea otters have tough teeth, graphene aerogels for energy storage, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 29, 2014.

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