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Peter distills his picks for the top 5 posts for 2012

By / December 31, 2012

My list is much more straightforward than Eileen’s. I find that restraint and discipline comes with age. Mostly. (Eileen adds—See Peter’s fifth story. We’re even!) Anyway, I crafted my list based on trends, biases, underreporting by commercial news services, murky understanding of two-dimensional phenomena and, well, bad taste. In several cases, the post I picked…

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Video of the week: Steve Jung — ‘Controlling the formation of calcium compounds when bioactive glass reacts in vivo’

By / February 14, 2012

[flash http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/Steve_JungGOMD.flv mode=1 f={image=http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/Steve_JungGOMD.jpg}] Steve Jung made the above presentation at ACerS’ Glass and Optical Materials Division 2011 annual meeting and conference. The video is about 15 minutes long. If you tend toward squeamishness, be warned that a few slides show live tissue, wounds in various stages of healing, etc. Jung’s narrative stays focused on…

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Steve Jung: ‘Controlling the formation of calcium compounds when bioactive glass reacts in vivo’

By / February 13, 2012

Steve Jung made the above presentation at ACerS’ Glass and Optical Materials Division 2011 annual meeting and conference.

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Healing glass fibers now available for pet and animal treatments

By / January 23, 2012

Rediheal borate glass fibers are successfully being used to treat injured green sea turtles and other animals. Credit: Avalon Medical Ltd. One topic I and other ACerS staff frequently get asked about relates to a story from last April about the special healing borate-based glass fiber pads developed by glass scientists Delbert Day and Steve Jung…

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