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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / January 4, 2017

How to tell when a nanoparticle is out of shape, highly stretchable conductive material can be electrically activated and can heal itself, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 4, 2017.

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‘Green’ living concrete supports photosynthesis, breathes carbon dioxide

By April Gocha / June 16, 2016

Researchers from BarcelonaTech in Spain are working to perfect living concrete—a layered formulation that allows photosynthetic organisms, such as mosses, lichens, and other microorganisms, to grow within the material itself.

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Video: Such great heights—Stratobus drone–satellite hybrid project is getting off the ground

By April Gocha / May 25, 2016

Thales Alenia Space—a French–Italian venture specializing in space communications, navigation, Earth observation, exploration, and orbital infrastructures—is developing a unique solar powered autonomous stratospheric airship.

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Going green, part II: ACerS members pioneer energy-saving technique for glass-forming

By April Gocha / January 17, 2016

Researchers and ACerS members from Lehigh University and the University of Colorado have teamed up to decrease the amount of energy needed for glass-forming, an important process by which glass products take shape.

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Going green: ACerS member pioneers sustainable approach for high-purity silica production

By April Gocha / January 14, 2016

University of Michigan researcher and ACerS member Richard Laine is pioneering a new approach to reduce, reuse, and recycle—his technique for production of high-purity silica reduces energy consumption while simultaneously utilizing agricultural waste.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / December 2, 2015

New strategies to cut emissions, storing solar underground, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 2, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / November 10, 2015

Fastest silicon phototransistor ever made, welding unweldable metals, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 10, 2015.

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New strategies offer cleaner, greener, and reusable rare earth elements

By April Gocha / June 16, 2015

Biolantánidos is pioneering a patent-pending process of extracting rare earths from clay using a tank-leaching process with biodegradable chemicals. And the company is betting big that companies will pay a premium for the ability to offer cutting-edge technology with a clear environmental conscious.

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Baking soda dons silicone cape, mops up carbon dioxide in attempt to save planet

By April Gocha / February 13, 2015

A team of scientists at Harvard University and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have devised microencapsulated sorbent materials to capture carbon dioxide from flue gas cheaper, safer, and more efficiently than current methods.

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Short on time but not content, courses at MS&T14 let you learn from the experts

By April Gocha / June 18, 2014

In addition to the great presentations and lectures in the vast technical program, the front end of MS&T14 also will feature a few short courses to help maximize learning potential in the Steel City.

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