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  • Dual Collaborations Using EMSL and DOE JGI to Speed and Amplify Research ImpactExternal link

    04.29.16 An innovative program with EMSL and the Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, or DOE JGI, in California, gives scientists a chance to combine the expertise and capabilities from both user facilities.

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  • NSLS Re-Use & Recycling Effort Saves Funding and Gives New Life to Key ComponentsExternal link

    04.29.16 When the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory shut down permanently in 2014, hundreds of pieces of equipment remained in the building, much of it still scientifically useful and valuable. Since then, many of these items have been re-purposed at its successor, NSLS-II — a DOE Office of Science User Facility — and at other facilities across the Lab site, saving millions of dollars for DOE and the Lab.

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  • Giving Back to National Science BowlExternal link

    04.25.16 In the 1990s, Dean Jens and Doug Fuller were high school students playing on teams from Ankeny High School that were competing to secure coveted spots in the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Science Bowl (NSB) ® competition. Today, they’re professionals, fathers, and devoted alumni whose annual volunteer commitment to the NSB allows them to give back to a competition that helped shape their lives.

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University Research

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    Exploring Phosphorene, A Promising New MaterialExternal link

    A team including researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) has developed a new method to quickly and accurately determine that orientation using the interactions between light and electrons within phosphorene and other atoms-thick crystals of black phosphorus.

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  • Vermont University

    Insect Outbreaks Reduce Wildfire SeverityExternal link

    Surprising new University of Vermont research finds that outbreaks by the mountain pine beetle and western spruce budworm can actually reduce wildfire severity.

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  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    UWM Researchers Create a Better Way to Find Out ‘When’External link

    A new mathematical tool, devised and tested by an international team led by two researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, reduces timing uncertainties during changing events, improving accuracy by a factor of up to 300, with numerous applications.

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