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Video: Science for the New Year—How that champagne toast affects your body

By April Gocha / December 28, 2016

A new video from the American Chemical Society’s Reaction series details the complex chemical processes behind one of the world’s most popular drugs, alcohol.

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Microfluidic sweat sensor offers high-tech hope to keep your new year’s resolution

By April Gocha / December 20, 2016

A team of Northwestern University researchers has developed a sleek new microfluidic wearable sensor that can measure sweat in situ to provide a real-time readout of exercise fitness.

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Patient stories inspire at Innovations in Biomedical Materials meeting

By April Gocha / August 2, 2016

Last weekend’s Innovations in Biomedical Materials conference in Chicago, Ill., brought together around 100 scientists, medical professionals, and biomedical technology manufacturers and marketers to discuss the latest findings on new materials for biomedical applications, with a focus on cross-pollination to develop emerging technologies into marketable biomedical products.

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Killer silicon nitride: Bioceramic slaughters bacteria, could now help fight gum disease

By April Gocha / May 9, 2016

According to the American Chemical Society, silicon nitride’s super antibacterial abilities may soon bring the material into your mouth to build better dental implants and help fight gum disease.

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Down with silica (exposure limits): Occupational exposure guidelines reduced for first time in over 40 years

By April Gocha / March 25, 2016

The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) yesterday issued a ruling that lowers worksite exposure limits of respirable silica by half or more of current limits.

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Power of materials: These door handles use titanium dioxide to stop the spread of germs

By April Gocha / August 5, 2015

Two new inventions are using the power of materials to help prevent spread of germs across some of the most frequently touched surfaces we encounter every day—door handles.

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Gouma, Perena (2012, 2011, 2010)

By / June 12, 2012

2012 Contact Information: Perena Gouma, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NYpgouma@notes.cc.sunysb.edu NSF Abstract in Ceramics Program: Crystallo-Chemical Approach to Gas Selectivity of Metal Oxides 2012 Highlight: Presentation Material Keywords: Nanomaterial, Oxides Area Keywords: Health Broader Impact Keywords: International, Mentoring, National Lab, Public Outreach, Under Represented Groups Press Release: Link CER GranteeWorkshop Participant: 2012 2010 Contact…

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Johnson, Jacqueline (2012, 2010)

By / June 12, 2012

2012 Contact Information: Jacqueline Johnson, UTSI, Tullahoma, TNjjohnson@utsi.edu NSF Abstract in Ceramics Program: Study of the Evolution of Nanoparticle Crystallization and Optical Properties in Glass Ceramics 2012 Highlight: Presentation Material Keywords: Glass, Nanomaterial Area Keywords: Health Broader Impact Keywords: Under Represented Groups Press Release: Link CER GranteeWorkshop Participant: 2012 2010 Contact Information: Jacqueline Johnson, University…

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Stanishevsky, Andrei (2012, 2011)

By / June 12, 2012

2012 Contact Information: Andrei Stanishevsky, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, ALastan@uab.edu NSF Abstract in Ceramics Program: Materials World Network: Chemical Vapor Deposition of Nanostructured Carbon Materials 2012 Highlight: Presentation Material Keywords: Carbon/Carbides Area Keywords: Health Broader Impact Keywords: International Press Release: CER GranteeWorkshop Participant: 2012 2011 Contact Information: Andrei Stanishevsky, University of Alabama at…

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