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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / November 7, 2018

A solar cell that does double duty for renewable energy, rare earths common in New Zealand, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 7, 2018.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / October 30, 2015

Ceralink expands testing facility, Dyson acquires battery start-up, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for October 30, 2015.

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Video: GE demonstrates piezo-driven cooling air-circulation wafers

By / December 21, 2012

For years, there have been scads of applications and gizmos based on piezoelectric materials. Nevertheless, I am often intrigued when I see smart use of the stuff. What has most recently grabbed my attention is a ventilating system featured in the new video from GE Global Research showing off the company’s Digital Cooling Jets (DCJ).…

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‘Print’ a house? Why not! Plus, ‘Rust Belt’ region awarded pilot institute for additive manufacturing

By Eileen De Guire / August 17, 2012

If you are thinking of building a new home for your family, you might want to watch this TEDx talk by a USC professor who has engineered a way to build a house using additive manufacturing methods. Wowser! I thought this technology was for smallish stuff, like electronics, bones or coffee cups. Behrokh Khoshnevis, though,…

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White House invests $500M in Advanced Manufacturing Partnership

By Eileen De Guire / June 29, 2011

President Barack Obama announces Advanced Manufacturing Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University. Credit: Pete Souza; Official White House Photo. Last week President Obama unveiled a new initiative to invest in emerging technologies and create new manufacturing jobs and increase the nation’s global competitiveness. During a visit to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., Obama introduced the…

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