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  • December 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 24)

    The second December issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features research on metallic aerogels, tissue repair, and 3D printable alloys. Also included is the PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD for the 2017 MRS Science Video Competition.

  • December 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 23)

    The first December issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features research on a surgical sealant, magnetic fragmentation, and DNA nanoswitches. Also included is an MRS Communications’ video on delivering cell biology in 3D.

  • November 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 22)

    The second November issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features research on an ingestible piezoelectric sensor, a tunable nanoplasmonic mirror, and a tunable inverted gap in a quasi-metallic molybdenum disulfide monolayer. Also included is an MRS podcast episode on science policy regarding Catalan, and the MRS Bulletin video series featuring David Cahen on energy and sustainability.

  • November 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 21)

    The first November issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features the MRS podcast Materials Minute episode on quantum materials policy; and research on single-injection vaccines. Also included is the MRS Bulletin video-recorded interview with Vladimir Matias of iBeam, on materials innovation.

  • October 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 20)

    The second October issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features an update on the burgeoning field of perovskites; and research on topological insulator thin films, quantum computers, and a reprogramming device designed to heal damaged tissues. Also included are announcements of MRS award recipients, and the MRS Bulletin video-recorded interview with R. Chidambaram, the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India, on the deployment of electric cars and on the future of nuclear energy. 

  • October 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 19)

    The first October issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features research coverage on quantum materials, electrocaloric polymers, and magnetization structure. Also included is the MRS Bulletin video-recorded interview with William Olson of Seagate, on materials sustainability in industry.

  • September 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 18)

  • September 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 17)

    The first September issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features news on MEMs, metallic glass, and borophene nanoribbons. Also included is the MRS Bulletin video-recorded interview with Bruce Clemens of Stanford University on materials energy and technology.

  • August 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 16)

    The second August issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features the MRS Bulletin video on 3D bioprinting of organs; and news coverage on stretchable electronics and diamond-powered transistors. Also included is the MRS podcast Materials Minute providing an update on the US FY 2018 budget.

  • August 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 15)

    The first August issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features research coverage on superconductors, graphene-QDs photodetectors, and biomimicry. Also included is the MRS Bulletin video-recorded interview with Dianne Chong (retired) of Boeing, on materials innovation in industry.

  • July 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 14)

    The second July issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features the MRS Bulletin video series on Materials for Energy; research highlights on perovskites; and news coverage on flexible electronics. Also included is UK policy news for advanced materials, bridging the gap between university and industry.

  • July 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 13)

    The first July issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features research coverage on spintronics, 2D TMO nanosheets, and melanin-like polymers. Also included is the MRS Bulletin video-recorded interview with Martin L. Green of NIST on materials informatics and calorimetrics.

  • June 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 12)

    The second June issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features news on measuring atomic-scale properties and a low-cost solar water purifier. Also included is the MRS Bulletin video-recorded interview with Orlando Auciello of the University of Texas at Dallas on materials innovation.

  • June 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 11)

    The first June issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features news on the creation of a single-element topological Dirac semi-metal, materials researchers’ response to the March for Science, and on manufacturing Li-ion batteries for safety and performance. Also included is the MRS Bulletin video-recorded interview with Gerd Ceder of UC-Berkeley on materials discovery.

  • May 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 10)

    The second May issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features new methods to produce metamaterials by 3D printing and of an environmentally friendly way to extract rare earths; the opening of the Middle East synchrotron facility; and the US budget request. Also included is the MRS Bulletin video-recorded interview with Michael R. Wasielewski of Northwestern University on energy.

  • May 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 9)

    The first May issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features research coverage on 2D semiconductors, neural implants, and bulk metallic glasses. Also included is news coverage of the Sustainable Manufacturing Conference held in South Africa. 

  • April 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 8)

    The second April issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features research coverage of tunable mechanical properties, a bifacial solar water-splitting device and bioprinted prevascularized tissues. Also included is the status of materials research funding in Brazil. 

  • April 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 7)

    The first April issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features research on fighting fires in Li batteries, advances regarding materials in energy, and announcements of MRS awards. Also included is the MRS Bulletin video-recorded interview with Cathy Fleischer of BigSky Technologies LLC on innovation.

  • March 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 6)

    The second March issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features an update on the burgeoning field of perovskites, research on Ti-alloy transformation, and the announcement of the 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards. Also included is the MRS Bulletin video-recorded interview with Christopher Bettinger of Carnegie Mellon University on biomedical materials innovation. 

  • March 2017 (Volume 17, Issue 5)

    The first March issue of the Materials 360 Newsletter features research coverage on graphene applied to materials systems for enhanced mechanical properties, a new approach to design and prototype TiN metasurfaces, and electrons that transfer electricity but not heat. Also included is the MRS podcast episode on the US president’s anticipated budget summary.