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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / September 5, 2018

Creating non-toxic pure colors by fabricating semiconductor nanoparticles of silver indium disulfide, lithium-oxygen batteries for a green energy grid, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 5, 2018.

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Teachers and mentors honored for their contributions to STEM programs

By Faye Oney / July 3, 2018

The White House will present more than 140 teachers, mentors, and organizations with special presidential awards, consisting of a presidential citation and $10,000, to recognize their contributions to enhancing student learning in the STEM subjects.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / June 27, 2018

Scientists create continuously emitting microlasers with nanoparticle-coated beads, Rutgers physicists create new class of 2-D artificial materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 27, 2018.

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Congress-approved spending bill proposes big boosts to research funding

By April Gocha / March 23, 2018

The U.S. Senate just approved a $1.3 trillion spending package that significantly increases funding for research—the plan increases R&D funding by 12.8% over 2017 figures, the largest increases to research spending in nearly a decade.

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Fusion cast refractories for nuclear waste vitrification, plus much more, in March 2018 ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / February 15, 2018

The March 2018 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring stories about fusion cast refractories for nuclear waste vitrification, the World Materials Research Institutes Forum, micromilling ceramic nanoparticulate materials, new NSF awards, and more—is now available online.

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Open-access article highlights role of ceramics and glass to meet society grand challenges

By Eileen De Guire / August 25, 2017

An open-access article in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society reports on the findings of a September 2016 NSF-sponsored workshop on the role of ceramic and glass science research in meeting society’s grand challenges.

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Is there room for porosity in nuclear ceramics? And much more inside January/February ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / December 15, 2016

The January/February 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online—and it’s packed full of great content to kick off the new year.

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NSF to hold Career Development Workshop in Ceramics at PACRIM 12

By Stephanie Liverani / November 18, 2016

PACRIM 12 will hold a career development workshop in ceramics, organized by the National Science Foundation, designed to enhance the career development next-generation ceramic materials research and education leaders.

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Ceramic and glass researchers seek ‘Big Ideas’ at NSF-funded workshop

By Eileen De Guire / September 20, 2016

Scientists at a recent NSF-funded workshop presented the latest work in the field and why it matters in the context of scientific trends and society’s compelling grand challenges.

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Video: Multilayered materials offer new potential for improved strength, heat tolerance, and performance

By April Gocha / June 22, 2016

Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, are using the power of data to help develop new materials for extreme environments.

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