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News for the Materials Community


April 2019

ADVANCES in CRYO-EM MATERIALS May Aid Cancer and Biomedical Research

With the new substrates, called Cryo-Chips, the researchers have the potential to get all of their data on the samples in as little as an hour, as opposed to what would currently take days.
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Giant Piezoelectricity Seen in Samarium-doped Perovskite Crystal

In a paper published in the journal Science, multiple researchers report a piezoelectric material with the highest piezoelectric charge to date.
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2019 Ben Franklin Medalist Rogers Lectures at Penn State

John Rogers, biomedical innovator and 2019 Ben Franklin Medalist in Materials, visited Penn State’s Millennium Science Complex to deliver a talk on flexible electronics for the body.
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Researcher Spotlight

Huang wins Johnson & Johnson Women in STEM2D Scholars Award

She works with students on projects across the university – from the space cement program, to additive manufactured metals, to a project with an Art History and Anthropology professor, to a project with a plastic engineering professor.
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MAY 8-10:
Graphene & Beyond

7th Annual “Graphene and Beyond: From Atoms to Applications Workshop” and the 5th annual "US/EU 2D Materials Workshop" 
Registration and details →

SAVE THE DATE: October 29-30

Guest Keynote Speaker:
Greg Anderson, Vice President, Corporate Research Lab 3M Company

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