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Reflective glass beads could slow the retreat of Arctic sea ice

By Lisa McDonald / May 21, 2019

Arctic sea ice continues to decrease at an accelerating rate each year. Nonprofit group Ice911 proposes spreading reflective glass beads on the ice to slow melting.

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Mo-Sci announces premier sponsorship of ICG 2019

By Andrea Ross / August 10, 2018

Mo-Sci Corporation announced this week that it be a premier sponsor of the 25th International Congress on Glass (ICG 2019) to be held in Boston, Mass., in June 2019.

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Patent opens up new possibilities for porous wall, hollow glass microspheres in medicine

By April Gocha / April 7, 2017

The Applied Research Center LLC and Augusta University—which collaborated to developed the medical potential of porous wall, hollow glass microspheres—have now jointly licensed the patented technology to SpheroFill LLC (Augusta, Ga.), a startup company specially focusing on biomedical applications of the glass microspheres.

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Glass microspheres hollow out a niche for anticounterfeiting strategies—and much more—inside August ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / July 21, 2016

The August issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring stories about hollow glass microspheres for anti-counterfeiting strategies, the annual mineral commodities summary, processing of kaolin clay into low-dielectric-constant ceramics, and choosing the right kiln—is now available online.

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News from the glass and refractory worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / March 5, 2012

Amid rising demand for hollow glass spheres, 3M (St. Paul, Minn.) has decided to expand its production at its French site in Cambrai / Tilloy by another 35%; the technology group had just raised the site’s output by 20% last year. The additional capacities are due to come on stream by the end of 2012.…

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R&D 100 Awards recognize materials innovations

By Eileen De Guire / June 23, 2011

  SRNL microsphere filled with palladium where the top of the microballoon has been removed to view the inside. Source: The Bulletin, Vol. 87, No. 6, p. 26 The R&D 100 awards for 2011 have been released, and the list of winners includes a strong representation from the field of materials science. There were more entries this…

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Mo-Sci licenses SRNL’s porous, drug delivering microballoons

By / December 17, 2009

The DOE has just announced that a licensing agreement has been reached between Savannah River National Lab and specialty glass provider Mo-Sci Corp. The Missouri-based Mo-Sci will use SRNL’s unique porous-walled hollow glass microspheres as a transport mechanism for targeted drug delivery, hydrogen storage and other uses. I take a lot of pride in this…

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Delbert Day – Medical Treatments with Microspheres

By / September 1, 2009

Del Day, the curator’s professor emeritus of Missouri University of Science and Technology, discusses his work in the field of bioceramics. Day has spent several decades researching bioceramic and bioglass materials, and developing applications for those materials.

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