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University at Albany 04.22.15University Research

UAlbany-led Study Finds Vibration Theory of Odor Perception ImplausibleExternal link

An international team of scientists led by University at Albany Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Eric Block, have demonstrated that the vibrational theory of olfaction, one of the two major theories explaining how the sense of smell functions, is not plausible. Read More »

MIT University 04.22.15University Research

New Tabletop Detector “Sees” Single ElectronsExternal link

MIT physicists have developed a new tabletop particle detector that is able to identify single electrons in a radioactive gas. Read More »

04.21.15FROM THE LABS

Mu2e Breaks Ground on ExperimentExternal link

This weekend, members of the Mu2e collaboration dug their shovels into the ground of Fermilab's Muon Campus for the experiment that will search for the direct conversion of a muon into an electron in the hunt for new physics. Read More »

University of Wisconsin-Madison 04.20.15University Research

Better Battery Imaging Paves Way for Renewable Energy FutureExternal link

University of Wisconsin-Madison and Brookhaven National Laboratory researchers have developed a novel X-ray imaging technique to visualize and study the electrochemical reactions in lithium-ion rechargeable batteries containing a new type of material, iron fluoride. Read More »

Iowa State University 04.20.15University Research

Iowa State, Ames Lab Scientists Describe Protein Pumps that Allow Bacteria to Resist DrugsExternal link

Research teams led by Edward Yu of Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory have described the structures of two proteins they believe pump antibiotics from bacteria, allowing the bacteria to resist medications. Read More »

04.20.15FROM THE LABS

Unlocking Cloud GridlockExternal link

Researchers at PNNL developed a new way for global climate and weather forecasting models to represent cumulus clouds, accounting for updrafts and downdrafts in a manner that is far more accurate, regardless of the scale of the model. Read More »

04.20.15FROM THE LABS

INCITE Seeking Proposals to Advance Science and Engineering at U.S. Leadership Computing FacilitiesExternal link

The Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program’s open call for proposals from April 15 to June 26 provides an opportunity for researchers to make transformational advances in science and technology through large allocations of computer time and supporting resources at the Argonne and Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility centers. Read More »

1998 National Science Bowl championship high school team pictured on the left and Paco Jain profile picture on the right.04.20.15ARTICLE

Champions in Science Whose Stars Are Still Rising: Profile of Paco Jain, National Science Bowl Champion 1998

For the run up to the 2015 National Science Bowl Finals April 30th to May 4th, this story is part of a series of profiles on previous National Science Bowl competitors and champions. Read More »

University of Illinois at Chicago 04.17.15University Research

Beyond the Lithium Ion – A Significant Step Toward a Better Performing BatteryExternal link

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have taken a significant step toward the development of a battery that could outperform the lithium-ion technology used in electric cars such as the Chevy Volt. Read More »

04.17.15FROM THE LABS

The Softer Side of Control Without Clumping or CappingExternal link

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) found that creating bare, two-metal particles provides insights into potential substitutes for costly platinum in fuel cell catalysts. Read More »

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