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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / July 17, 2019

Preventing MXene degradation, glass-specific periodic table of elements, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 17, 2019.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / June 12, 2019

Free-standing sheets of perovskite materials, fiber-optic probe sees molecular bonds, and other materials stories that may be of interest for June 12, 2019.

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Video: Create nacre in the lab—and maybe on the moon!

By Lisa McDonald / May 8, 2019

An international team of researchers developed a cost-effective and environmentally friendly method for creating nacre, which could be used in a wide range of applications, from biomedical implants to moon habitats.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / May 1, 2019

Simulating the formation of ASR gels, solar cells work better with caffeine, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 1, 2019.

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Video: Luminaries of The American Ceramic Society presents past-president David Pye

By Stephanie Liverani / June 17, 2016

David Pye, Distinguished Life Member and past-president of ACerS, shares his greatest career accomplishments and contributions to the field of ceramic and glass, and offers advice to young professionals just getting started.

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Geek out with your own invisibility cloak built from just four optical lenses

By April Gocha / October 7, 2014

Scientists at the University of Rochester have devised a simple cloaking device that, although not quite as perfect as Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak, does make significant improvements over existing real-world cloaks.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / June 11, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for June 11, 2014.

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NIST awards 19 grants to bolster manufacturing, innovation

By Jessica McMathis / May 19, 2014

NIST recently handed out advanced manufacturing technology grants to 19 U.S. universities and nonprofits to strengthen manufacturing and innovation through technology roadmapping.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / February 19, 2013

Lots of interesting things going on around the US and the world: Quantum dot energy harvester: Turning waste heat into electricity on the nanoscale A new type of nanoscale engine has been proposed that would use quantum dots to generate electricity from waste heat, potentially making microcircuits more efficient. The engines would be microscopic in…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Eileen De Guire / November 13, 2012

Some surprising materials being used in interesting ways. Nanocrystals and nickel catalyst substantially improve light-based hydrogen production Hydrogen is an attractive fuel source because it can easily be converted into electric energy and gives off no greenhouse emissions. A group of chemists at the University of Rochester is adding to its appeal by increasing the…

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