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University California Berkeley 08.04.15University Research

Small Tilt in Magnets Makes Them Viable Memory ChipsExternal link

UC Berkeley researchers have discovered a new way to switch the polarization of nanomagnets, paving the way for high-density storage to move from hard disks onto integrated circuits. Read More »

08.04.15FROM THE LABS

Scientists Propose an Explanation for Puzzling Electron Heat Loss in Fusion PlasmasExternal link

Scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and a team of collaborators have proposed an explanation for why the hot plasma within fusion facilities called tokamaks sometimes fails to reach the required temperature, even as researchers pump beams of fast-moving neutral atoms into the plasma in an effort to make it hotter. Read More »

08.04.15FROM THE LABS

Gut Microbes Affect Circadian Rhythms in MiceExternal link

A study including researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago found evidence that gut microbes affect circadian rhythms and metabolism in mice. Read More »

08.03.15USER FACILITY

Remote Region Promotes Remote-Control ScienceExternal link

Researchers are using remote-controlled unmanned aerial systems in Oliktok Point, Alaska, this summer to collect hard-to-gather data with the ultimate aim of improving climate models. Read More »

At the Department of Energy’s EMSL, scientists from around the world conduct experimental and theoretical research to understand the environment on a molecular level. 08.03.15ARTICLE

In the International Year of Soils, EMSL Researchers Dig Deep

Researchers at EMSL study the components and inhabitants of soil communities, gathering data to better understand and model how factors – agriculture, climate changes, ecosystems activities – change soil chemistry. Read More »

08.03.15USER FACILITY

Brookhaven Lab Study Explores Nanoscale Structure of Thin FilmsExternal link

Result opens new doors in thin-film research and provides early confirmation of the expected impact of the National Synchrotron Light Source II. Read More »

Michigan Tech University 08.03.15University Research

Better Together: Graphene-Nanotube Hybrid SwitchesExternal link

Scientists at Michigan Tech have figured out to fuse graphene sheets with boron nitride nanotubes, creating a workable digital switch. Read More »

MIT University 08.03.15University Research

How to Look for a Few Good CatalystsExternal link

New research at MIT shows non-wetting surfaces promote chemical reaction rates. Read More »

Cassiopeia A is the remnant of a supernova explosion that occurred over 300 years ago in our galaxy, at a distance of about 11,000 light years from us.08.01.15Science Highlights

Magnetic Amplification in Cosmic Field Explained

Experimental turbulence model matches the magnetic field amplification seen within the remains of a supernova. Read More »

Researchers added extra energy to the proton to produce a pair of quarks, which then yielded new particles.08.01.15Science Highlights

Up and Down Quarks Favored Over Strange Ones

The proton's primary building blocks, up and down quarks, are produced more often than strange quarks in scattering experiments. Read More »

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