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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / September 12, 2018

Cannibalistic structures feed on themselves, Cornell startup converts CO2 into fuel, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 12, 2018.

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High Performance Computing for Materials Program brings government, industry together to improve energy technologies

By Faye Oney / September 22, 2017

The High Performance Computing for Materials Program (HPC4Mtls) brings together U.S. government research laboratories and industry to spur development of materials used in severe environments. Its goal is to quickly bring advanced energy research to market.

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Reviving the coal industry—One product at a time

By Faye Oney / September 19, 2017

Environmental concerns and decreased demand have contributed to the decline of coal as a fuel source. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory is developing value-added products that may eventually revive the coal industry.

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U.S. Navy 3-D printed submersible hull

Video: Go big or go home—Navy creates first submarine hull on giant 3-D printer

By Faye Oney / August 16, 2017

The U.S. Navy created a submersible hull prototype on a giant 3-D printing machine in less than one week—saving the Navy 90% in production costs. This is the first step in building a fleet of submersibles that can withstand harsh ocean conditions.

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Predicting atomic positions: Bayesian statistics enable more accurate materials characterization

By April Gocha / September 6, 2016

Researchers at North Carolina State University, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have devised a new method for characterizing materials that can more accurately predict crystallographic structures.

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Saw you in St. Louis: A recap—with photos—from the St. Louis Section/Refractory Ceramics Division’s 51st annual symposium  

By Jessica McMathis / March 27, 2015

Hail, high winds, thunder, and lightning couldn’t rain on the parade of the 200-plus attendees at this week’s St. Louis/RCD meeting. Click through for photos and a full recap.

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Advanced composites receive $259-million investment to cut time from concept to prototype

By Jessica McMathis / January 13, 2015

Last week, the White House announced a new $259-million public-private partnership in the creation of the Department of Energy’s Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), which will accelerate the transition from concept to prototype.

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World’s first 3D-printed car takes successful test spin

By Jessica McMathis / October 19, 2014

Local Motors, with help from Cincinnati Incorporated, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology, unveiled the world’s first 3D-printed car at September’s International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago.

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Old tires find new purpose by helping build better anode for Li-ion batteries

By Jessica McMathis / September 5, 2014

The recycled rubber we so readily discard—some 290 million tires each year—could someday provide electricity to our electric vehicles or store solar or wind energy.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 3, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for September 3, 2014.

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