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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / September 5, 2018

Creating non-toxic pure colors by fabricating semiconductor nanoparticles of silver indium disulfide, lithium-oxygen batteries for a green energy grid, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 5, 2018.

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It’s elemental: Science and stories of gallium and the Periodic Table

By April Gocha / February 2, 2018

Gallium is an interesting and incredibly useful element with a storied history—watch this short video from ACS Reactions to learn more about this interesting element, and some of the history of the Periodic Table itself.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 25, 2016

Alfred Ceramic Art Museum finds home, graphene makes rubber more rubbery, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 25, 2016.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 7, 2015

Designing defects in nanomaterials, boosting output of CIGS solar cells, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 7, 2015.

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Metamaterial silicon polarizers may provide brighter displays with less energy drain

By April Gocha / December 4, 2014

Researchers at the University of Utah have designed a new metamaterial polarizer that redirects, rather than blocks, incident light waves—a development that has potential to make future devices much more energy-efficient.

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New manufacturing method paves the way for production of ‘soft machines,’ robots

By Jessica McMathis / July 15, 2014

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a new manufacturing technique that will help make the commercial production of machines made of elastic materials and liquid metals more practical.

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Video: 3D structures from liquid metal

By Jim Destefani / July 11, 2013

We know, we know…we’re the American CERAMIC Society. But this bit of video from North Carolina State University (Raleigh), where researchers at the university have used 3D printing to produce free-standing structures made of liquid metal at room temperature, was just too cool to pass up. “It’s difficult to create structures out of liquids, because…

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