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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / November 14, 2018

Health effects of silver nanoparticles, renewable fuel using graphene, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 14, 2018.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / October 3, 2018

Spray-on antennas from MXenes, fabricating low-cost, high-efficiency solar cells, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 3, 2018.

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Self-heating, fast-charging batteries could speed up EV adoption

By Faye Oney / July 17, 2018

Researchers at Penn State University have developed a self-heating and self-charging lithium-ion battery that can charge itself in 15 minutes at temperatures as low as -45 degrees F. Their technology could speed up adoption of electric vehicles.

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Biodegradable polymer may replace glass optical fiber for medical applications

By Faye Oney / October 17, 2017

Researchers from Penn State University have developed a flexible optical fiber that can deliver light into the body for diagnosing disease or viewing tissue damage. It is also biodegradable, offering a number of applications for the medical industry.

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Latest sintering technology makes ceramic-based materials faster with less heat

By Stephanie Liverani / September 29, 2016

Penn State University (State College, Pa.) researchers announced they’ve developed a new technology called cold sintering process that can make a ceramic material faster than it takes to bake a pizza and at lower temperatures.

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Crystalline films, next-gen electronics, 2-D semiconductors—Latest graphene research shows promising scale-up potential

By Stephanie Liverani / August 30, 2016

Researchers continue to make strides in the mission to commercialize graphene so the advanced material can be put to work in real-world ways. Check out these three graphene-related research developments generating buzz this week.

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New year, new materials: NSF funds program to accelerate discovery of new materials and tech

By Stephanie Liverani / March 8, 2016

A new Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP) program funded by the National Science Foundation made its first awards to Penn State University and Cornell University to significantly accelerate materials research and development.

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With honors—ACerS announces 2015 Distinguished Life Members

By Stephanie Liverani / August 26, 2015

ACerS announces the organization’s 2015 Distinguished Life Members: David J. Green, Martin P. Harmer, and Rishi Raj. The September ACerS Bulletin features a two-page spread on the honorees and gives readers a glimpse into the careers and contributions made by these individuals to the ceramic and glass profession.

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NSF-supported center to partner with industry in advancing, expanding materials research

By Jessica McMathis / March 11, 2014

The National Science Foundation is providing $830,000 for the creation of the a new Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics (CDP), which will be co-located at Penn State University and North Carolina State University.

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Greater gender equity, integration could spur greater productivity, innovation

By Jessica McMathis / March 7, 2014

New research from Penn State’s School of Business suggests that when it comes to the workplace, the expertise of women working in the science and engineering fields is often underutilized.

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