News - 28 May 2020
When most people think of ceramics, they might envision their favorite mug or a flowerpot. But modern technology is full of advanced ceramics, from silicon solar panels to ceramic superconductors and...
News - 3 Mar 2020
Metrohm USA is pleased to announce the winner of its 2020 Young Chemist Award, Dr. Pawan Jolly. Pawan is a Senior Research Scientist at Harvard’s Wyss Institute where he works under the...
News - 22 Nov 2019
Building materials that clean themselves could save immense time and labor in homes and businesses, as well as reduce disease risk in settings such as hospitals. Now, researchers reporting in ACS...
News - 8 May 2019
Cement is used to build some of the world’s largest structures; however, it appears that it actually has something in common with a sponge.
Cement is a highly porous material and it tends...
News - 12 Mar 2019
EPFL has turned as the coordinator of Be-Smart, an EU research project that works toward increasing the use of building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) and reducing their costs by 75% from present to...
News - 1 Nov 2018
Researchers from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania are coming up with new techniques for producing cementless concrete using fly ash—an industrial waste.
The end product...
News - 10 Jul 2018
Tartu researchers have developed a unique material, which could make rapid and cost-effective 3D-printing of energy-efficient buildings from oil shale ash and milled peat a reality.
News - 21 Jun 2018
A composite binder composed mainly of fly ash, a byproduct of coal-fired power plants, has been developed by Rice University engineers to possibly serve as a replacement for Portland cement in...
News - 6 Feb 2018
Research into self-crack-healing structural ceramics has uncovered a novel way of using 3D networks of healing activators as a design approach.
A scientific report published by Toshio Osada on...
News - 3 Jul 2017
Smart windows available with controllable glazing are capable of augmenting heating, cooling and lighting systems by changing their tint, thus saving up to 40% in an average building's energy...