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Boston College University 02.26.15University Research

Boston College Chemist: Nano-Coatings Stabilize Carbon for Lithium-Air BatteriesExternal link

Associate Professor of Chemistry Dunwei Wang has been developing materials that might one day enable the manufacture of new batteries capable of meeting power demands within the size and cost constraints of car makers and other industries. Read More »

02.26.15FROM THE LABS

A New X-Ray Microscope for Nanoscale ImagingExternal link

This groundbreaking instrument at Brookhaven National Lab, designed to deliver a suite of unprecedented x-ray imaging capabilities for the Hard X-ray Nanoprobe (HXN) beamline, brings researchers one step closer to the ultimate goal of nanometer resolution at NSLS-II, a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility. Read More »

02.26.15FROM THE LABS

First Direct Observation of Carbon Dioxide’s Increasing Greenhouse Effect at the Earth’s SurfaceExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers link rising CO2 levels from fossil fuels to an upward trend in radiative forcing at two locations. Read More »

University of Maryland 02.26.15University Research

Massive Amounts of Saharan Dust Fertilize the Amazon RainforestExternal link

New joint study by the University of Maryland and NASA quantifies the connection between Earth's largest temperate desert and its largest tropical rainforest. Read More »

Brandeis University 02.26.15University Research

Want Renewable Energy? There’s an Enzyme for that.External link

For the first time, Brandeis University researchers have observed and recorded each step of how the enzyme adenylate kinase (ADK), catalyzes the transfer of energy in our cells. Read More »

University of California Los Angeles 02.25.15University Research

UCLA Physicists Offer a Solution to the Puzzle of the Origin of Matter in the UniverseExternal link

Alexander Kusenko, a professor of physics and astronomy in the UCLA College, and colleagues propose that the matter-antimatter asymmetry could be related to the Higgs boson particle. Read More »

02.25.15FROM THE LABS

Retracing the Roots of Fungal SymbiosesExternal link

Scientists at the Joint Genome Institute provide more insight into how plants and fungi develop symbiotic relationships. Read More »

Brandeis University 02.24.15University Research

Evolution May Hold the Key to Rational Drug DesignExternal link

Researchers at Brandeis University use Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source to help discover how Gleevec successfully battles cancer. Read More »

02.24.15USER FACILITIES

Dendrite Eraser: New Electrolyte Rids Batteries of Short-circuiting FibersExternal link

PNNL physicists have developed a new electrolyte that allows lithium-sulfur, lithium-metal and lithium-air batteries to operate at 99 percent efficiency, while having a high current density and without growing dendrites that short-circuit rechargeable batteries. Read More »

02.24.15FROM THE LABS

To Understand Heat Transfer, ORNL Team Takes Unprecedented Neutron Images of Refrigerant Flow Through Heat ExchangersExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have captured undistorted snapshots of refrigerants flowing through small heat exchangers, helping to further elucidate characteristics of heat transfer. Read More »

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