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Aluminum powder and water produce spontaneous hydrolysis to power fuel cell for soldiers in the field

By Faye Oney / August 15, 2017

Researchers have discovered a way to produce hydrogen to power a fuel cell, using hydrolysis without a catalyst. This “spontaneous hydrolysis” could provide soldiers with battery power in the field.

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PacRim Young Investigator Forum explores big ideas in nano

By Eileen De Guire / June 4, 2017

[image above] These raft recliners were not PACRIM attendees! They are dummies used in a children’s game show that was being filmed onsite while the conference was underway. Credit: ACerS By Dereck Nills Ferreira Muche University of California, Davis    The PACRIM 12 with Glass & Optical Materials Division Meeting (GOMD) 2017 in Waikoloa, Hawaii, held…

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Is there room for porosity in nuclear ceramics? And much more inside January/February ACerS Bulletin

By April Gocha / December 15, 2016

The January/February 2017 issue of the ACerS Bulletin is now available online—and it’s packed full of great content to kick off the new year.

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Video: Improving armor—developing better materials to better protect

By April Gocha / June 8, 2016

When it comes to ceramic materials, body armor is a familiar and favorite topic. But better materials for protecting the lives of those in the line of duty extend beyond ceramics, too.

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Self-folding silicon nanostructures mock Venus flytraps to catch single cells

By April Gocha / July 8, 2014

Researchers from The Johns Hopkins University and the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have manufactured self-folding, biocompatible, silicon nanostructures—that can capture single live cells in solution.

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