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Patent opens up new possibilities for porous wall, hollow glass microspheres in medicine

By April Gocha / April 7, 2017

The Applied Research Center LLC and Augusta University—which collaborated to developed the medical potential of porous wall, hollow glass microspheres—have now jointly licensed the patented technology to SpheroFill LLC (Augusta, Ga.), a startup company specially focusing on biomedical applications of the glass microspheres.

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Glass microspheres hollow out a niche for anticounterfeiting strategies—and much more—inside August ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / July 21, 2016

The August issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring stories about hollow glass microspheres for anti-counterfeiting strategies, the annual mineral commodities summary, processing of kaolin clay into low-dielectric-constant ceramics, and choosing the right kiln—is now available online.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / November 26, 2014

Electric arc furnaces offer benefits, theory for liquid–solid transition in glass, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 26, 2014.

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Rolla hospital’s cancer institute named for ceramist Delbert Day

By / January 13, 2011

Ted Day, left, with father Delbert Day. Nice honors for a good guy! The Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Mo., announced yesterday that it is naming its new cancer facility the Delbert Day Cancer Institute. It helps to know that Rolla is the home of Missouri University of Science and Technology, which historically has…

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Video of the week – Del Day on treating cancer with glass microspheres

By / August 19, 2009

[flash /ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/delbert_day.flv mode=1 f={image=http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/delbert_day.jpg}] Del Day, the Curators’ Professor Emeritus of Missouri University of Science and Technology, discusses his work in the field of bioglass. Day, a former president of ACerS, has spent several decades researching bioceramic and bioglass materials, and developing applications for those materials. He is best known for his work in creating…

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