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What would we do without rare earths?

Rare earths are in clean energy technologies. They are in wind turbines, solar cells, and tools we use every day, including cars, cell phones, computers, and  televisions.


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Ames Lab, Critical Materials Institute speed metals research with 3D printer

Scientists need new tools to find alternatives to rare earth elments and other critical materials, and the Critical Materials Institute is using the 3D printing process for materials discovery. Read more in The Ames Lab news.