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New phase of solid carbon allows researchers to create tougher-than-tough diamonds at room temperature

By Stephanie Liverani / December 9, 2015

Researchers from North Carolina State University discovered a new phase of solid carbon that is harder than diamonds and can be formed at room temperature and at ambient atmospheric pressure.

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Improving MgO-containing castable refractories without excessive expansion

By Eileen De Guire / August 5, 2011

Refractory castables paddle mixer. Credit: Refractory and Applications Blog. Much of the research we report on can be compared to thoroughbred racehorses: it’s elegant, confident, stunning and promising. Now and then, though, it’s good (and maybe comforting) to take the time to learn about the research activities of the stalwart workhorses of the ceramics industry.…

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