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Ceramic and glass business news of the week

By Faye Oney / October 5, 2018

Barry Art Museum to feature international glass sculptures, Allied Mineral to provide run-out pits, and more ceramic and glass business of the week for October 5, 2018.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / September 19, 2018

The world’s first hydrogen fuel-cell train enters into service, sodium-ion replacing lithium-ion in batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 19, 2018.

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Range of topics inspire lively discussions, enthusiasm at MCARE 2018

By Jonathon Foreman / August 31, 2018

Nearly two hundred people from 25 countries converged in Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 20–23, for Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy (MCARE 2018). The conference inspired a variety of discussions and a lot of enthusiasm.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / August 8, 2018

Solar energy used to provide water filtration in Haiti, 3-D printing battery electrodes, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 8, 2018.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / July 25, 2018

Ramsay Fellow to build world’s fastest charging battery, America Makes recognized for being a manufacturing model, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 25, 2018.

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US DOE offers $3 million for solutions to advance solar manufacturing

By Faye Oney / June 15, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy recently launched a $3 million competition to advance solar manufacturing in the U.S. The American-Made Solar Prize competition is open to all U.S.-based businesses and individuals.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / May 30, 2018

Improved technique for scattering-type scanning near-field optical microscopy, novel cryogenic near-field optical microscope, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 30, 2018.

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Carbon combines with solar energy to purify water in high-performance method

By Faye Oney / May 8, 2018

Researchers have developed a novel water purification process using solar energy and carbon-coated paper. Their method could eventually be scalable for purifying water in third-world countries or in areas cut off from water due to recent disasters.

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Smart window technology uses magnetic nanoparticles suspended in fluid to control light, heat

By Faye Oney / February 2, 2018

Most current energy-saving window technology requires electricity to power the windows. But a research team has devised a fluidic window that uses magnetic nanoparticles to control the window to capture solar energy.

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Breakthrough in organic solar cell research could pave the way for cheaper solar power

By Faye Oney / January 19, 2018

Researchers have discovered that a layer of fullerenes can enable electrons to travel farther in organic solar cells. Their findings are a major breakthrough in organic solar research, and could lead to less expensive solar power in the future.

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