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A workout for your glass—Nanoparticle coating makes glass stronger, boosts impact resistance

By April Gocha / May 11, 2018

A company called MetaShield has developed a simple, spray-on, nanoparticle-based coating—and now independent laboratory testing verifies that the coating significantly enhances the impact resistance of glass.

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Ancient material, new uses—Gorilla Glass is going places, according to The Economist

By April Gocha / November 7, 2017

An article recently published in The Economist science and technology section takes on a technology that most people look at everyday, yet hardly ever notice—glass.

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‘An iPhone formed from glass’—New slate of Apple smartphones feature glass front and back faces

By April Gocha / September 15, 2017

By now, you’ve probably heard that the rumors are true—Apple’s newest iPhones have shed their aluminum skins for an “all-glass design” instead, complete with front and back glass surfaces.

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Video: The alchemy of glass, plus other facts and musings about this versatile material

By Faye Oney / August 30, 2017

This video, created by the European Glass Container Federation, illustrates the many technological advances in glass over time—and the significant contributions this versatile material has made to improve our world.

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Video: Corning’s concept car features Gorilla Glass dashboard, display, windows, and steering wheel

By April Gocha / July 12, 2017

Corning Incorporated has debuted its vision for the future of automobiles—and the company must be peering into a crystal ball, because it’s clear that it sees a lot of glass.

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Apple’s investment in Corning is investment in US manufacturing

By Faye Oney / May 26, 2017

Apple’s latest announcement of its $200 million investment in Corning’s Harrodsburg, Ky., manufacturing facility appears to solidify a partnership it has had with Corning since 2007. The Kentucky facility makes screens for the iPhone with Corning’s Gorilla Glass.

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Automotive glass gets lighter and tougher with Gorilla Glass, plus more inside May ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / April 20, 2017

The May 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring articles about Gorilla Glass automotive windshields, 3-D-printed polymer-derived CMCs, a composite-like semiconductor crystal, and dynamics of glass relaxation—is now available online.

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Video: Trending in automotive glass—driver assist systems, panoramic roofs, and creative uses

By April Gocha / March 1, 2017

Watch this short video from glassBYTES.com to find out what glass trends were on the show floor at last month’s auto show in Washington, D.C.

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CES 2017 shows that the future is here, and it’s built from ceramic and glass materials

By April Gocha / January 10, 2017

The 2017 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show wrapped up its annual exhibition showcasing all the latest consumer electronics and technology this past weekend in Las Vegas, and the show’s expansive 43 football fields worth of tech displayed that our world is getting altogether smarter, brighter, more virtual, more connected, and entirely robotic.

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Is going ‘organic’ the key to flexible, next-gen consumer electronics?

By Stephanie Liverani / August 5, 2016

Many existing electronic devices use rigid, inorganic materials. So researchers at the Pohang University of Science and Technology in Korea are looking for ways to make electronic devices out of soft, organic materials instead.

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