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Work of Critical Materials Institute could help lessen US dependence on China for rare earths

By Faye Oney / April 4, 2017

The United States is becoming vulnerable to China’s dominance of rare-earth materials. The Critical Materials Institute, with a grant from the DOE, works to reduce U.S. dependence on China for rare earths.

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Video: 3-D printing key to conserving rare-earth materials for high-power magnet production

By Stephanie Liverani / November 9, 2016

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory say they’ve 3-D-printed permanent magnets that can outperform bonded magnets made using traditional techniques while conserving critical rare materials in the process.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / February 25, 2015

Developing stronger steel, world’s strongest material, rare earth assessment, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 25, 2015.

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