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Ames Laboratory: Finding better magnets faster with 3D metal printing prototyping, May 30, 2018

Ames Laboratory: Critical Materials Institute names new director, May 22, 2018

Machine Design: 3D printing behind the scenes, May 7, 2018

Ames Laboratory: Rare earth magnet recycling is a grind, but new process takes a simpler approach, April 19, 2018

Ames Laboratory: CMI expands research in tech materials as rapid growth in electric vehicles drives demand for lithium, cobalt, April 11, 2018

CMI-funded research on recyling rare earth elements:

CMI research wins 2018 FLC Award: Congratulations to the 2018 FLC Award Winners, Feb. 2, 2018

R&D 100 Awards:

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News about CMI people:

Theresa Windus, Iowa State University LAS News, May 8, 2018

Carol Handwerker, 2018 TMS Fellow, March 14, 2018

LMD Light Metals Award to authors of a paper that notably exemplified the solution of a practical problem: David Weiss, Eck Industries; Orlando Rios, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Zachary Sims, University of Tennessee; Scott McCall, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; and Ryan Ott, Ames Laboratory, March 14, 2018

Alexandra Navrotsky, founder of new consortium on thermodynamic data, March 6, 2018

Alex King, TMS/ASM Joint Distinguished Lecturer in Materials and Society, October 10, 2017

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News about CMI partners:

Forbes on iNEMI collaboration on creating circular economy for hard disk drives: Value recovery from hard disk drives, July 13, 2018

INL E-RECOV process featured in Clean Tech Alliance story about technology event: Showcase recap: Recycling electronic devices, July 10, 2018

Cerium-Aluminum Alloy, Eck and ORNL:

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News about Rare Earths, New or Critical Materials, and Their Uses:

Ames Laboratory: Iowa cornfields could play a role in recycling old electronics, March 14, 2018

Ames Laboratory: New joint industry project will recycle domestic rare-earth materials using Critical Materials Institute technology, Jan. 22, 2018

Tesla more than doubles lithium-ion battery life, May 11, 2017

Apple's promise to end rare earth mineral mining is 100% unattainable today, April 20, 2017; April 21, 2017

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