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Multidisciplinary approaches to materials discovery needed for MGI

By Eileen De Guire / February 26, 2013

Last week a National Science Foundation-sponsored workshop addressed multidisciplinary approaches to the Materials Genome Initiative. From left: Gregory Rohrer, Abby Kavner, Young-Shin Jun, and Amy Walker. Credit: ACerS. Genome (noun; origin 1930s: blend of gene and chromosome): the complete set of genes or genetic material present in a cell or organism.   The Materials Genome…

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Ceder on MGI: ‘Materials scientists are hungry for data’

By / March 23, 2012

Screenshot of one of the Materials Project’s new tools based on a growing and dynamic database, the Lithium Battery Explorer. Credit: Materials Project. Robert F. Service, one of Science magazine’s best writers, has finally written a lengthy piece (subscription req’d) on the Materials Genome Initiative, which contains a nice interview with MIT’s Gerbrand Ceder — who…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / March 5, 2012

Check ’em out: Mapping the Materials Genome (InsideScience Currents) At the APS Meeting, Krishna Rajan of Iowa State University discussed the work at his “collaboratory” on developing a “materials genome,” an effort to capture important information on materials, their structures, and properties and connect them together in a sort of interrelated web of information. Rajan showed…

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