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08.28.15FROM THE LABS

Two Great Catalysts that Work Great TogetherExternal link

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis have discovered that a combination of two simple, inexpensive, metal-free catalysts can approach the efficiency of the platinum catalyst in conventional fuel cells. Read More »

California Institute of Technology 08.28.15University Research

Artificial Leaf Harnesses Sunlight for Efficient Fuel ProductionExternal link

Scientists at the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis – a DOE Energy Innovation Hub established at Caltech – have developed the first complete, efficient, safe, integrated solar-driven system for splitting water to create hydrogen fuels. Read More »

08.28.15USER FACILITY

Soaking Up Carbon Dioxide and Turning it into Valuable ProductsExternal link

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have incorporated molecules of carbon dioxide reduction catalysts into the sponge-like crystals of covalent organic frameworks (COFs). Read More »

08.27.15FROM THE LABS

DOE Event Marks Beginning of Landmark Ecosystem ExperimentExternal link

Scientists are getting a glimpse of the future with a Department of Energy large-scale experiment designed to answer questions about how carbon-rich peatlands will respond to projected warming of the climate and increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide. Read More »

08.27.15FROM THE LABS

ORNL Chemical Sampling Interface Features Simplicity and SpeedExternal link

In mere seconds, a system developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory can identify and characterize a solid or liquid sample, providing a valuable tool with applications in material science, forensics, pharmaceuticals, biology and chemistry. Read More »

08.27.15FROM THE LABS

New Catalyst May Hasten Commercialization of Fuel Cell VehiclesExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have developed a new fuel cell catalyst using earthly abundant materials with performance that is comparable to platinum in laboratory tests. Read More »

08.26.15FROM THE LABS

Cellular Contamination Pathway for Plutonium, Other Heavy Elements, IdentifiedExternal link

Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have reported a major advance in understanding the biological chemistry of radioactive metals, opening up new avenues of research into strategies for remedial action in the event of possible human exposure to nuclear contaminants. Read More »

Plasma wakefield acceleration of both particle types, as shown in this simulation, could lead to smaller and more powerful colliders than today’s machines. 08.26.15FROM THE LABS

Antimatter Catches a Wave at SLACExternal link

Accelerating positrons with plasma is a step toward smaller and cheaper particle colliders. Read More »

08.25.15FROM THE LABS

Another Milestone in Hybrid Artificial PhotosynthesisExternal link

A team of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) developing a bioinorganic hybrid approach to artificial photosynthesis have achieved another milestone. Read More »

Drexel University 08.25.15University Research

Drexel Engineers' Recipe For 'Sandwiching' Atomic Layers Expands Possibilities For Making Materials That Store EnergyExternal link

New method allows for two-dimensional layers of disparate elements to be stacked together. Read More »

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