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Brown University posts videos from Materials Genome Town Meeting

By Eileen De Guire / May 10, 2012

The theme of the second session of the Brown University town meeting on the Materials Genome Initiative was “Materials for energy storage.” The speaker from industry was A123’s principal scientist, Antoni Gozdz, and MIT’s Gerbrand Ceder presented an academic perspective. Ceder was the first to coin the term “materials genome.” Yue Qi, research scientist from…

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The Economist looks at intersection of materials, innovation and manufacturing

By Eileen De Guire / May 1, 2012

A recent article in The Economist says manufacturers are starting to see materials innovations as critical to developing game-changing products. A recent article in article in The Economist takes a look ways certain manufacturers that depend on innovation have figured out that the best, cheapest and quickest results come from having materials scientists, design engineers…

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Ceder on MGI: ‘Materials scientists are hungry for data’

By / March 23, 2012

Screenshot of one of the Materials Project’s new tools based on a growing and dynamic database, the Lithium Battery Explorer. Credit: Materials Project. Robert F. Service, one of Science magazine’s best writers, has finally written a lengthy piece (subscription req’d) on the Materials Genome Initiative, which contains a nice interview with MIT’s Gerbrand Ceder — who…

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NERSC also partnering in ‘Materials Project’ effort

By / November 4, 2011

Kristin Persson is one of the experts behind the Materials Project, the new computational tool aimed at taking the guesswork out of new materials discoveries. Credit: Roy Kaltschmidt, LBL. Right after I wrote my first post on the availability of the new Materials Project computation-database-search toolkit, I belatedly learned that the National Energy Research Scientific…

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With ‘Materials Project,’ DOE and MIT launch new materials properties search engine

By / November 3, 2011

The details on this are a little skimpy at this point, however the DOE caught my attention this afternoon when it announced that a “first-of-its-kind” online search tool for materials researchers is now available, especially because the agency is going as far as saying it will operate “like a ‘Google’ of materials properties.” DOE is…

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There could be a virus in your battery

By RussJordan / June 7, 2009

But don’t worry. It is a common bacteriophage. It can infect bacteria but is harmless to humans. You might find this virus someday in the battery of your plug-in hybrid car. What has happened is that MIT researchers now can genetically engineer viruses to build the anodes and cathodes of a lithium-ion battery. These batteries…

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