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Could this structure allow 3-D printed polymers to replace ceramic materials in body armor?

By April Gocha / June 20, 2017

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have taken inspiration from conch shells to develop a 3-D printing technique that can build composite materials with incredible toughness.

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Florida’s tallest lighthouse stacks up ceramics and shines through glass just minutes away from Daytona Beach

By April Gocha / November 3, 2015

The ICACC’16 conference venue will be teeming with the latest research on advanced ceramics and composites—but there’s plenty more to learn about ceramic and glass materials beyond Daytona Beach.

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Sponges anchor glass houses with precisely engineered glass hairs

By April Gocha / April 15, 2015

New research from Brown University shows that although the glass sponge’s anchoring fibers are thin and fragile-looking, they are engineered for maximal strength.

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