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10.30.14FROM THE LABS

Self-Assembly of Layered MembranesExternal link

Scientists from Northwestern University working at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Photon Source (APS) used self-assembly under controlled conditions to create a membrane consisting of layers with distinctly different structures. Read More »

Stanford University 10.30.14University Research

Stanford Libraries Unearths the Earliest U.S. WebsiteExternal link

A piece of web history is made available again for the first time since its debut in the early 1990s. Read More »

Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials, home to world-leading electron microscopy instruments and expertise. 10.30.14FROM THE LABS

Toyota to Use Brookhaven Lab's Center for Functional Nanomaterials to Advance Vehicle Battery TechExternal link

Scientists will collaborate with Brookhaven experts and use world-leading electron microscopes to explore the real-time electrochemical reactions in promising new batteries. Read More »

10.29.14FROM THE LABS

New Lab Startup Afingen Uses Precision Method to Enhance PlantsExternal link

Berkeley Lab breakthrough can lead to cheaper biofuels, improved crops, and new products from plants. Read More »

10.29.14FROM THE LABS

Creating the Coldest Cubic Meter in the UniverseExternal link

A forthcoming neutrino detector will require temperatures approaching absolute zero. Read More »

University California Berkeley 10.28.14University Research

Faster Switching Helps Ferroelectrics Become Viable Replacement for TransistorsExternal link

Ferroelectric materials – commonly used in transit cards, gas grill igniters, video game memory and more – could become strong candidates for use in next-generation computers. Read More »

A photo of four voice coil magnets taken from a desktop or laptop computer and their brackets (which have mounting holes).  These magnets are each about 10.5 – 15 grams, 1 - 1.25 inches long.  These ones are colorful, because they have been overheated in the process of separation and demagnetization. Photo supplied by the Ames Laboratory.10.28.14ARTICLE

Silicon Shovels for Rare-Earth Solutions

Office of Science scientists use supercomputers to search for innovative answers to rare-earth supply needs. Read More »

10.28.14FROM THE LABS

Fast Company: Cascade Supercomputer Joins Environmental Molecular Sciences LaboratoryExternal link

Newest supercomputer at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is expected to accelerate advances in biology, climate and chemistry. Read More »

Syracuse University 10.28.14University Research

Syracuse Physicists Closer to Understanding Balance of Matter, AntimatterExternal link

Physicists in the College of Arts and Sciences have made important discoveries regarding Bs meson particles—something that may explain why the universe contains more matter than antimatter. Read More »

University California Davis 10.27.14University Research

Emergent Behavior Lets Bubbles 'Sense' Environment (video)External link

Tiny bubbles can reorganize their membranes in response to the surrounding environment, according to work carried out in an international collaboration of engineers at the University of California, Davis, and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Read More »

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