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Road to reduced carbon emissions might be paved in asphalt

By Stephanie Liverani / September 27, 2016

Researchers at Rice University in Houston, Texas, have developed a “new form of porous asphalt that can soak up 154% of its weight in carbon dioxide,” according to a university press release.

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Video: Nissan unveils new zero-emission, high-performance concept car

By Stephanie Liverani / September 21, 2016

Keeping fuel-efficiency paramount, automotive manufacturer Nissan recently unveiled its latest concept car—the BladeGlider, which “combines zero-emissions with high-performance in a revolutionary sports car design,” according to a Nissan press release.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / October 9, 2015

Boeing opens news Center for Advanced manufacturing, Nextech changes to Nexceris, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for October 9, 2015.

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The spin on state-of-the-art ceramics—coming to a turbine near you

By Stephanie Liverani / August 4, 2015

Jim Vartuli, manager of GE’s engineered ceramic laboratory, describes in a new video how GE is revolutionizing jet engines using ceramic matrix composites.

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Plan to cut airplane emissions could mean big things for ceramic matrix composites

By April Gocha / June 18, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is gearing up to develop standards to reduce emissions from airplanes, according to a recent NY Times article. But what will that mean for ceramic matrix composites?

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / April 10, 2015

TEAM Day 2015, New York Ceramics Corridor gets boost, ceramic proppants review, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for April 10, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 24, 2014

Science of Cinderella’s glass slippers, smart self-tinting and self-powered windows, Gorilla Glass for sensitive sensors, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 24, 2014.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Jim Destefani / September 13, 2013

Ceramics and glass business news of the week.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / June 28, 2013

GE cuts costs, boosts jet efficiency with ceramic parts (Wall St Cheat Sheet) In an attempt to reduce maintenance and fuel costs, General Electric is investing in production of ceramic-based parts for its jet engine business. Small-scale production of one part will begin as early as next year in GE Aviation’s planned Asheville, N.C. factory.…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / May 10, 2013

Morgan Advanced Materials highlights fire protection, wear and chemical corrosion resistant materials for offshore oil & gas applications at OTC 2013 Morgan Advanced Materials announces that it will be showcasing a broad range of its products for the oil and gas production and exploration industries at the 2013 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas. Morgan…

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