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Building a better world—June/July ACerS Bulletin is now available online

By April Gocha / May 18, 2017

The June/July 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online. This special double issue is all about building a better world, from highlighting the activities of the next generation to the future of smartphones and antimicrobial surfaces.

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Easy catch: Ion exchange traps radioisotopes in titanate-based nanofibers

By Eileen De Guire / November 2, 2011

Professor Zhu of Queensland University of Technology shows jars of sodium titanate nanofibers and nanotubes that pull radioactive cesium and iodine isotopes from contaminated water by ion exchange. Credit: QUT The release of radioactive materials after the recent tsunami destruction of the Fukshima-Dai nuclear power plant has reignited public awareness to the problem of capturing…

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Fractured plans: After $10M expenditure, tempering problems lead to abandonment of 1 World Trade Center’s prism glass façade

By / May 20, 2011

Architectural representation of 1 World Trade Center lower section design: Credit: SOM Architects. Although it seems that the decision actually was made several weeks ago, news is just now starting to bubble up about how officials managing the development and construction of the new 1 World Trade Center building in New York City have axed…

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