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Scientists Create Carbon Substance That is Harder Than Diamond

December 8, 2015 - in Corporate

Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered a new phase of solid carbon, called Q-carbon, which is distinct from the known phases of graphite and diamond. They have also developed a technique for using Q-carbon to make diamond-related…

Towards Low-carbon Steel Production in Finland

November 19, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

In his PhD thesis, Antti Arasto, Business Development Manager at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, conducted a comprehensive techno-economic assessment…

Future Forward: Materials Help Move Beyond Rehabilitation to Ongoing Sustainability

February 22, 2015 - in Profile

Nemkumar (Nemy) Banthia, PhD, PEng, is a distinguished university scholar at the University of British Columbia and was appointed as a Senior Canada Research…