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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 27, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for May 27, 2014.

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Eileen’s five fave CTT posts in 2012 (and her liberal interpretation of the number five)

By Eileen De Guire / December 31, 2012

Background image: Molten glass. Credit: Michael Germann; Dreamstime.com. Peter and I thought it would be fun to share our five favorite posts from 2012. Finding that choosing only five was nigh impossible, I decided to sort my picks into three categories, which instantly grew my budget to 15 stories! External forces Advances in science and…

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Oldest known pottery dates back 20,000 years and may have changed the course of human history

By Eileen De Guire / June 29, 2012

These beautiful ceramic roasters by artist Robbie Lobell continue an ancient tradition of using pottery for cooking. Lobell intends for her roasters to be used, “I make my flameware pots to encourage the ideas of using handmade objects to prepare and present locally grown vegetables, fruits and meats from our gardens, barnyards and nearby farms.”…

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Carbon nanotubes as super sponges

By / November 12, 2009

Chinese scientists say they have figured out a way to turn carbon nanotubes into a superabsorbing and reusable sponge for organic materials. They predict their CNT sponge material may be particularly valuable in applications such as oil spills on ocean, lake and river surfaces because the material won’t absorb water. Their work is reported in…

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