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Skiing on ceramics and technology-enhanced fashion—Materials science heats up athletic competition in Winter Olympics

By April Gocha / January 30, 2018

In addition to the incredible feats of human fitness and skill on display at the Olympics, there’s a lot of research and development that happens behind the scenes to make the games the to-the-finish-line competition that they are—including plenty of materials science.

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MCARE 2016 wrap-up: Sustainable, safe, efficient energy harvesting and storage solutions a top materials challenge

By Stephanie Liverani / April 22, 2016

Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy (MCARE) was held April 18–21 in Clearwater, Fla., and drew nearly 200 materials scientists, researchers, and engineers from 30 countries. And everyone seems to agree that sustainable solutions for efficient energy harvesting and storage across all industries is the ultimate goal.

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Latest ACerS Bulletin features South Korea and highlights burgeoning careers in ceramics

By April Gocha / September 18, 2015

The October/November issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring the annual international profile of the ceramics and glass industry and the annual CAREER award article—is now available online.

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On-location in JeJu Island, Korea: Highlights from PACRIM 11

By Stephanie Liverani / September 1, 2015

ACerS executive director Charlie Spahr is on location in JeJu Island, Korea and reports highlights from a successful meeting, as political and weather-related challenges abated and allowed the conference to be held as planned.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / November 7, 2014

Corning Tech Center to train in Korea, ICG to take Bangkok in 2015, ceramic tile trends, and other ceramics and glass business news of the week for November 7, 2014.

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LG’s Smart Lamp: We’ve seen the light—and we’re controlling it with our smartphones

By Jessica McMathis / March 25, 2014

LG Electronics’ new Smart Lamp, unveiled this week in Korea, is a 10W LED bulb that’s 80 percent more efficient than its incandescent counterparts—and can be controlled by your Android or iOS smartphone.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / October 19, 2011

Energy-storing membrane may ‘perform better than batteries’ Researchers from the National University of Singapore’s Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative have developed a soft, foldable membrane using a polystyrene-based polymer. When sandwiched between two charged metal plates it can store charge at 0.2 farads per square centimeter, which is claimed to be well above the typical upper…

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