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Open-access article highlights role of ceramics and glass to meet society grand challenges

By Eileen De Guire / August 25, 2017

An open-access article in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society reports on the findings of a September 2016 NSF-sponsored workshop on the role of ceramic and glass science research in meeting society’s grand challenges.

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Measuring high-temperature properties, using ceramics to enhance water treatment, and more inside March ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / February 16, 2017

The March 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring techniques for high-temperature property measurement of refractory ceramics, conductive ceramic membranes for water treatment, and more—is now available online.

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Ceramic and glass researchers seek ‘Big Ideas’ at NSF-funded workshop

By Eileen De Guire / September 20, 2016

Scientists at a recent NSF-funded workshop presented the latest work in the field and why it matters in the context of scientific trends and society’s compelling grand challenges.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 20, 2016

Nanotech tattoo monitors muscle activity, microchips enable extreme space science, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 20, 2016.

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Video: Multilayered materials offer new potential for improved strength, heat tolerance, and performance

By April Gocha / June 22, 2016

Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, are using the power of data to help develop new materials for extreme environments.

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Ceramics set to solidify the future of solid-state batteries

By April Gocha / October 28, 2014

University of Michigan researchers have been working on a scheme to use ceramics to improve even safer solid-state batteries, which completely do away with aqueous solutions altogether.

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DOE accelerates energy research with $100 million in funding

By Jessica McMathis / June 24, 2014

The Department of Energy is fast-tracking the “scientific breakthroughs needed to build the 21st-century energy economy” by awarding $100 million to the country’s Energy Frontier Research Centers.

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