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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / April 10, 2019

Using bacteria to prevent potholes, high-tech material in a salt crust, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 10, 2019.

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ARPA-E awards $31.6 million to rare-earth substitute projects

By Eileen De Guire / October 5, 2011

ARPA-E announced $31.6 million in awards to develop new, rare-earth-free permanent magnet materials. Credit: ARPA-E Rare earth permanent magnets are key components in electric vehicle motors and in wind turbine electricity generators, and international concern over the economics of rare-earth raw materials has been well documented here and elsewhere. DOE is addressing the issue from…

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