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Lucideon is aiming high with nanoporous ceramic pills intended to prevent abuse of painkillers

By April Gocha / February 1, 2016

Materials science company Lucideon has developed a new strategy that can prevent drug abusers from using dangerous methods to get high—the company’s ceramic pills are much more structurally robust than traditional pharmaceuticals, making them very difficult to crush or to dissolve into alcohol or other solvents.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / February 1, 2013

Here is what we are hearing: Energy secretary resigning from Obama Cabinet (cnn.com) Energy Secretary Steven Chu will resign from President Barack Obama’s Cabinet in coming weeks, he told Energy Department staff in a letter on Friday. Chu, who turns 65 this month, was a leading advocate in the Obama administration for alternative energy development, making…

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