ORNL discovery holds potential for separations, sensors, batteries, biotech and more.
Researchers at Berkeley Lab ramp up energy of laser-plasma “tabletop” accelerator.
A series of super-sharp snapshots demonstrates a new tool for tracking life's chemistry.
12.19.14 Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory developed an extended Monte Carlo computational scheme that for the first time includes bound-bound resonant excitations that dramatically enhance ionization rates and can lead to an unexpectedly high degree of electron stripping
12.18.14 Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have used advanced microscopy to carve out nanoscale designs on the surface of a new class of ionic polymer materials for the first time.
12.16.14 A SLAC theorist and colleagues lay out a possible way to tell if the Higgs is involved.
X-ray laser experiment provides first look at changes in atomic structure that support superconductivity. Read More
A new experiment at Jefferson Lab is on the hunt for dark photons, hypothetical messengers of an invisible universe. Read More
Nine researchers join a distinguished company at the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Read More » (25KB)
Northwestern University researchers understanding of zinc’s role in healthy embryos could improve in vitro fertilization.
Cornell University and Berkeley Lab reports on electric field switching of ferromagnetism at room temperature.
A team of researchers from Purdue University's Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels, or C3Bio, has developed a process that uses a chemical catalyst and heat to spur reactions that convert lignin into valuable chemical commodities.
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