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Video: Argonne National Lab warms up new incubator to grow energy technologies

By April Gocha / July 20, 2016

Argonne National Lab (Argonne, Ill.) is now accepting applications from intrepid entrepreneurs for its brand new and fully supportive energy incubator program, Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI).

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Innovation on the ground—3-D printed shoes offer custom fit, perfect cushion

By April Gocha / March 11, 2016

Sportswear manufacturer adidas recently unveiled its concept for the most personalized pair of shoes yet—custom fitted, 3-D printed running shoe midsoles.

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Open access: Argonne National Lab opens doors to industry collaboration in nanotechnology, energy storage

By April Gocha / November 4, 2015

Argonne National Lab has created two new collaborative centers that each focus on a broad area of research with high potential to impact new products and developments—nanotechnology and energy storage technologies.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / September 18, 2015

Glass recycling forum, new fingerprint sensors for under glass and ceramics, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for September 18, 2015.

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3M–Ceradyne merger drives innovation in new directions, plus more stories in the September ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / August 20, 2015

What does the 3M–Ceradyne merger have to do with the highest ACerS awards and engineered refractory aggregates? All are feature stories in the September issue of the ACerS Bulletin, now available online.

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Reaching the next generation of ceramic and glass engineers—it starts in the classroom

By Stephanie Liverani / June 25, 2015

ACerS got the inside scoop about what goes on in today’s high school science classrooms at the Materials Camp for Teachers, organized by the ASM Materials Education Foundation, June 15-19, at Ohio State University. The Ceramics and Glass Industry Foundation was one of the event’s sponsors.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 10, 2015

Aircraft coatings that slough off bug guts, 3-D printing can save money and the environment, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 10, 2015.

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Apple’s gold made stronger with ceramics

By Jessica McMathis / March 15, 2015

The gold in Apple’s watch is far from pure: The alloy is actually one-quarter ceramic reinforcement that makes the gold “twice as hard,” more scratch resistant, and less dense.

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Ceramics Expo 2015

Ceramics Expo exhibitor spotlight: Morgan Advanced Materials

By Jessica McMathis / March 3, 2015

Over the next weeks leading up the expo and conference, we will preview a handful of the 150-plus manufacturers and suppliers who have signed on for the first Ceramics Expo. Today, we turn the pre-show spotlight to Morgan Advanced Materials.

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Trick or treat? Arduino-controlled Halloween machine makes either a matter of possibility

By Jessica McMathis / October 30, 2014

This Halloween hack requires little more than an Arduino microcontroller, Nerf gun, and drill to add a bit of high-tech trickery to Trick or Treat.

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