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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / October 11, 2017

Paper-based supercapacitor uses metal nanoparticles to boost energy density, a new way to improve solar cells can also benefit self-driving cars, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 11, 2017.

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Video: New paint generates clean hydrogen fuel from solar energy and water vapor

By Faye Oney / June 21, 2017

Could paint be the next material to generate hydrogen fuel? Researchers recently developed a way to produce hydrogen fuel from solar energy and humid air. They mixed synthetic molybdenum sulfide with titanium oxide to create a paint that produces hydrogen fuel from solar energy and moist air.

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Measuring high-temperature properties, using ceramics to enhance water treatment, and more inside March ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / February 16, 2017

The March 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin—featuring techniques for high-temperature property measurement of refractory ceramics, conductive ceramic membranes for water treatment, and more—is now available online.

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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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New phase-change ceramic stores energy and releases it under pressure

By April Gocha / July 28, 2015

Scientists at the University of Tokyo have discovered a unique ceramic that can store heat long-term and release it on-demand, opening up new possibilities for a variety of energy storage systems.

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Cell instructive material made from titanium oxide nanotubes

By Martin Grolms / July 23, 2013

[Editor’s note: this article originally appeared in Wiley Materials Views on July 3.] Highly ordered, vertically oriented titanium oxide nanotube arrays obtained by titanium anodization have attracted huge attention because of their outstanding material properties: great biocompatibility and cell growth enhancement, excellent optical and electrical characteristics, and unique nanotubular structures with tunable dimensions. By adjusting the anodization…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / September 27, 2011

Check ’em out: Profile of the Department for Nanostructured Materials at the Jozef Stefan Institute (Slovenia): An evolution of a ceramics department Study indicates that titanium oxide nanoparticles cause brain damage in fish Molycorp falls as JPMorgan cuts rating on rare-earth decline Researchers develop new class of energy-storage device – a “surface-mediated cell” – that has…

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