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Science speaks: Which comes out on top this Valentine’s day, milk or dark chocolate?

By April Gocha / February 14, 2017

Beyond personal preference, what can science say about which kind of chocolate comes out on top—milk or dark? Watch this video from ACS Reactions to get the play-by-play of how dark squares stack up to milk chocolate.

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‘Everyday Miracles’ puts materials science on TV with scientist Mark Miodownik

By April Gocha / February 3, 2015

In the new BBC TV show “Everyday Miracles,” host and materials scientist Mark Miodownik “reveals the amazing stories behind everyday objects of desire and how they are miraculously transformed from raw materials into the very stuff of the modern world.”

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / June 25, 2013

NREL drives toward the future with fuel cell EVs Efforts currently underway at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory are contributing to rapid progress in the research, development and testing of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. Building from more than 10 years of support from the department’s Fuel Cell Technologies Office on these topics,…

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Video of the week: BBC’s ‘Ceramics – How they work’ (now available outside UK )

By / April 27, 2012

About 10 days ago, we reported that the BBC would be broadcasting a one-hour presentation on ceramic and glass science, but the broadcast would only be available to UK residents. The show, “Ceramics — How they work,” is the third part of a series that has covered plastics and metals. The good news is that…

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BBC to broadcast ‘Ceramics: How They Work’

By / April 16, 2012

Screenshot of superconductors from BBC4 presentation of “Ceramics: How They Work.” Credit: BBC. I don’t have access to BBC channels (and I am unclear how much of the network’s programming is available online after the original broadcast), I but I received an announcement that this special show on ceramic science will be aired tonight on…

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