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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / July 10, 2019

Producing graphene from carbon dioxide, native ferroelectric material, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 10, 2019.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / July 3, 2019

How cracks form in solid-state batteries, alcoholic beverage bottles contain toxic substances, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 3, 2019.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / December 5, 2018

Single-ion catalyst breaks down carbon dioxide, new farm fertilizer source, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 5, 2018.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / November 21, 2018

Bionic mushrooms, indoor air quality risk from 3-D printers, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 21, 2018.

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ceramic zirconium carbide/metal tungsten plates

Ceramic metal composite could lower cost of electricity from solar power

By Faye Oney / November 2, 2018

Researchers have developed a ceramic-metal composite for a heat exchanger to generate electricity from solar power. Their advancement could ultimately lower the cost of electricity generated from solar power.

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Function over form: ‘Smarter’ textiles pave way for clothes that do more than cover

By Stephanie Liverani / September 16, 2016

From textiles that effectively dissipate body heat, to fabric that harvests energy from the sun, to computers sewn right into our sweaters, check out some of the latest innovations in “smart” clothing.

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CNT supercapacitor research a good fit for HTCMC-GFMAT conference, Georgia Tech student finds

By Eileen De Guire / July 1, 2016

Tyler Colling, a student at the Georgia Institute of Technology, was invited to present his research at HTCMC-9, GFMAT 2016, in Toronto, Canada, but he wasn’t sure how his work with carbon nanotube-based super capacitors would translate to the other research topics at the conference.

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Smarter materials for windows lead to innovations in energy efficiency

By Stephanie Liverani / July 24, 2015

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin are developing materials that allow windows to let light pass through without transferring heat and, on the flip side, to block out light while allowing heat transmission.

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Cool shades—sunglasses that turn from dark to clear with the push of a button

By Stephanie Liverani / July 17, 2015

A group of researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta have developed a polymer coating for glass that can change the lens color of eye glasses instantly with a small, user-controlled electrical current.

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The piezoelectric diet: Molybdenum disulfide thins down to charge up

By April Gocha / October 24, 2014

Researchers from Columbia University and Georgia Institute of Technology might still be fist-pumping at how right they were about some interesting properties of thin molybdenum disulfide that aren’t present in the bulk material.

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