A team led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has demonstrated an energy-efficient desalination technology that uses a porous membrane made of strong, slim graphene—a carbon honeycomb one atom thick.
Scientists at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and General Atomics make breakthrough in understanding how to control intense heat bursts in fusion experiments.
Scientists at Princeton University are exploring the Earth’s mantle thanks to a growing earthquake detection network and Titan, a world-class supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
03.27.15 Scientists at Brookhaven National Lab track electrochemical reactions in cutting-edge battery materials in real time using "in-operando" synchrotron techniques, revealing important clues for the future design and development of more powerful, longer-lasting lithium-ion batteries.
03.27.15 Taking our understanding of quantum matter to new levels, scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory are exposing high-temperature superconductors to very high magnetic fields, changing the temperature at which the materials become perfectly conducting and revealing unique properties of these substances.
03.27.15 One intrinsically disordered protein, beta-catenin, is of particular interest to researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where they will be conducting neutron scattering and supercomputing studies to further uncover its role in cancer.
Selective molecular membrane was discovered by a collaboration of scientists at ORNL’s Fluid Reactions, Structures and Transport Energy Frontier Research Center, including researchers at Northwestern, Penn State and the University of Minnesota. Read More
Scientists at several of DOE’s Energy Frontier Research Centers are creating coatings for energy generation and storage by building materials one atomic layer at a time. Read More
Ashby has served as PNNL's Deputy Director for Science and Technology since 2008 and was selected following a highly competitive national search. Read More
Researchers at the University of Connecticut have made an experimental breakthrough in explaining a rare property of an exotic magnetic material, potentially opening a path to a host of new technologies
A team of chemists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison has set the stage for more efficient and sturdier portable electronic devices and possibly a new generation of solar cells based on organic materials.
Matthew Burton, a graduate student at William and Mary, is part of the effort to build a better accelerator at Jefferson Lab.
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