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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / May 15, 2019

Fluoride improves perovskite stability, salt batteries store heat, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 15, 2019.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / April 17, 2019

Fuel rockets with graphene, water that never freezes, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 17, 2019.

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Laying the groundwork: Understanding how external fields affect ceramic sintering

By Jonathon Foreman / March 22, 2019

Field-assisted sintering techniques (FAST) offer a way to lower firing temperatures and cycle times of sintering processes. The feature article in the January 2019 issue of Journal of the American Ceramic Society summarizes discussions from a workshop aimed at understanding the mechanisms behind FAST.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / March 13, 2019

Smoothing wrinkles in graphene, engineering plants, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 13, 2019.

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Food inspires research: Jell-O catalyst and coffee-ring MOFs

By Lisa McDonald / January 4, 2019

While food inspires many people to try cooking new recipes, scientists of two studies used food as inspiration for their research. Find out how Jell-O led to a new hydrogen fuel catalyst, and learn how coffee rings inspired MOF-based biosensors.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / December 19, 2018

Jello-O-inspired hydrogen fuel catalyst, ingestible capsules, and other materials stories that may be of interest for December 19, 2018.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / October 3, 2018

Spray-on antennas from MXenes, fabricating low-cost, high-efficiency solar cells, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 3, 2018.

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‘Group additivity’ approach to Pourbaix diagrams predicts metals’ reactions with water

By Faye Oney / June 20, 2017

Researchers have developed a computational method to predict how metals react in water. Their “group additivity” approach to Pourbaix diagrams enables them to determine metals’ potential for corrosion.

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Video: The science of sweat—wearable sensor monitors health through perspiration

By Stephanie Liverani / February 3, 2016

Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley have developed a prototype for a flexible, wearable sensor system that can monitor a person’s health through perspiration.

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Now you see it, now you don’t—scientists developing real ‘ultrathin’ invisibility cloak with scale-up potential

By Stephanie Liverani / September 22, 2015

The concept of the invisibility cloak is no longer limited to the pages of J.K. Rowling’s fictional masterpieces. Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley are developing this technology for scalable, real-world applications.

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