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CES 2017 shows that the future is here, and it’s built from ceramic and glass materials

By April Gocha / January 10, 2017

The 2017 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show wrapped up its annual exhibition showcasing all the latest consumer electronics and technology this past weekend in Las Vegas, and the show’s expansive 43 football fields worth of tech displayed that our world is getting altogether smarter, brighter, more virtual, more connected, and entirely robotic.

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Global manufacturing in a holding pattern, but setting stage for firmer economy

By April Gocha / May 23, 2016

The state of worldwide manufacturing itself hasn’t changed much lately, according to a recent Bloomberg News story—analysts report that the manufacturing industry is in a holding pattern.

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Bring the magic of STEM education to your community on ‘Girl Day,’ February 25

By Stephanie Liverani / February 9, 2016

To inspire and encourage girls’ interest in STEM education, DiscoverE Engineering is sponsoring “Girl Day” on February 25 to encourage STEM pros to organize initiatives and activities for girls in their communities.

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These girls are on fire—Inspiring next generation of women in STEM starts in the classroom

By Stephanie Liverani / November 3, 2015

There’s still a gender gap when it comes to women versus men in STEM-related career fields, but these super girls are helping to close it.

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Countdown to MS&T15—Are you ready to #PinYourACerSPride?

By Stephanie Liverani / September 29, 2015

New this year, ACerS will be handing out free collectible buttons at choice lectures and events at MS&T15. Collect the buttons and #PinYourACerSPride to be entered to win daily prizes!

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Making multiferroics: Turning paradigms around with polar metals

By April Gocha / September 10, 2015

James Rondinelli—assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Northwestern University and ACerS member and awardee—and his research team are on a hunt for a rare and elusive creature: multiferroics.

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School is in session—ECerS hosts summer school program in Madrid, Spain

By Stephanie Liverani / July 8, 2015

The European Ceramic Society hosted a summer school program June 17–19 in Madrid that focused on ceramic and glass science and technology—specifically, applications to bioceramics and bioglasses.

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New strategies offer cleaner, greener, and reusable rare earth elements

By April Gocha / June 16, 2015

Biolantánidos is pioneering a patent-pending process of extracting rare earths from clay using a tank-leaching process with biodegradable chemicals. And the company is betting big that companies will pay a premium for the ability to offer cutting-edge technology with a clear environmental conscious.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / April 22, 2015

Californium’s new trick, liquid crystal bubbles in space, poison dart frogs inspire plane deicers, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 22, 2015.

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7 inexpensive and easy-to-implement strategies to advance women in science

By Jessica McMathis / March 19, 2015

A working group of 30-plus academic and business leaders organized by the New York Stem Cell Foundation has put forth seven strategies to address financial support, psychological and cultural issues, and collaborative and international initiatives they believe will advance women in an often imbalanced STEM landscape.

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