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University of Wisconsin-Madison 07.02.15University Research

New Catalyst Does More With Less PlatinumExternal link

Platinum is a highly reactive and in-demand catalyst across the chemical and energy industries, but a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison and Georgia Institute of Technology scientists could reduce the world’s dependence on this scarce and expensive metal. Read More »

Carnegie Mellon University 07.01.15University Research

Chemists at Carnegie Mellon University Develop New Methods to “See” Internal Structures of Macroporous HydrogelsExternal link

Two novel methods will allow researchers to develop new “smart” materials. Read More »

07.01.15FROM THE LABS

New CMI Process Recycles Magnets From Factory FloorExternal link

A new recycling method developed by scientists at the Critical Materials Institute, a U.S. Department of Energy Innovation Hub led by the Ames Laboratory, recovers valuable rare-earth magnetic material from manufacturing waste and creates useful magnets out of it. Read More »

07.01.15USER FACILITY

Advanced Scientific Computing Research Leadership Computing Challenge Program Announces 24 Projects at the Argonne Leadership Computing FacilityExternal link

Each year, the ALCC program selects projects with an emphasis on high-risk, high-payoff simulations in areas directly related to the DOE mission and for broadening the community of researchers capable of using leadership computing resources. Read More »

Vanderbilt University 07.01.15University Research

New Model of Cosmic Stickiness Favors “Big Rip” Demise of UniverseExternal link

Researchers at Vanderbilt University have developed a new mathematical formulation of viscosity, which may lead to new insights into dark energy and possibly the fate of the universe. Read More »

06.30.15FROM THE LABS

Sodium-Ion Batteries Offer Surprising Stability Over CyclesExternal link

3D measurements of microstructures reveal that sodium's larger ion size does not degrade battery materials as much as previously thought. Read More »

06.30.15FROM THE LABS

Scientists Propose an Enhanced New Model of the Source of a Mysterious Barrier to Fusion Known as the “Density Limit”External link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have developed a detailed model of the source of a puzzling limitation on fusion reactions. Read More »

06.29.15FROM THE LABS

Orange is the New RedExternal link

Berkeley Lab study shows Orange Carotenoid Protein (OCP) shifts more than just color for cyanobacterial photoprotection. Read More »

Brown University 06.29.15University Research

Brown University Chemists Contribute to Opening of ‘Molecular Movie’External link

Brown University researchers worked with scientists at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to image the first stages of a key chemical reaction as it happens. Read More »

Collaborating scientists (left to right) Eric Stach, Dmitri Zakharov, Anatoly Frenkel, and Yuanyuan Li at a transmission electron microscope (TEM) in the Center for Functional Nanomaterials. 06.29.15FROM THE LABS

X-Rays and Electrons Join Forces To Map Catalytic Reactions in Real-TimeExternal link

New technique combines electron microscopy and synchrotron x-rays at Brookhaven Lab to track chemical reactions under real operating conditions. Read More »

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