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24th International Commission on Glass Congress in Shanghai—growing a valued tradition

By April Gocha / July 4, 2016

The 24th International Congress on Glass (ICG) took place April 7–11, 2016, at the Shanghai International Convention Centre in China. Shanghai built on the meeting’s most valued traditions whilst successfully introducing new ideas to maintain its freshness and appeal.

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‘Power suit’: Clothes that charge electronics could revolutionize consumer tech

By Stephanie Liverani / March 29, 2016

While gadgets that boost smartphone battery life help widen the gap between power cord wall sits, it’s not a solution to total wireless recharging on the go. But thanks to materials science, our power chargers for smartphones and other wearable tech might be sewn right into our pants someday.

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Cool roofs in not-so-cool China equal energy, emissions savings

By Jessica McMathis / September 29, 2014

Scientists from the Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory have previously established that cool roofs are the most cost-effective option for your pocketbook. Now, a group from the lab, working with Chinese researchers, has shown that the use of light-colored roofs in China would “substantially” reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in regions where summer temps soar.

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ACerS delegates travel to Shanghai to plan 2016 XXIV International Congress on Glass

By April Gocha / May 21, 2014

A delegation representing the American Ceramic Society met with colleagues from the Chinese Ceramic Society and the International Commission on Glass in Shanghai, China on April 15 to discuss planning for the XXIV International Congress on Glass, to be held in Shanghai in 2016.

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