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07.24.15User Facility

Young Scientist Discovers Magnetic Material Unnecessary to Create Spin CurrentExternal link

Scientists at DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory are working on a surprising discovery that has important implications for the field of spintronics and the development of high-speed, low-power electronics that use electron spin rather than charge to carry information. Read More »

Lawrence award winners posed with Energy Secretary Moniz. 07.24.15ARTICLE

Ernest Orlando Lawrence AwardExternal link

The Office of Science salutes the winners of the E.O. Lawrence Awards. Read More »

07.23.15FROM THE LABS

Mounting A ChargeExternal link

Scientists at the University of Chicago and Oak Ridge National Lab, supported by DOE’s Early Career Research Awards, are attacking exascale computing challenges on two fronts: power and resilience. Read More »

07.23.15FROM THE LABS

ORNL Researchers Make Scalable Arrays of ‘Building Blocks’ for Ultrathin ElectronicsExternal link

For the first time, researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have combined a novel synthesis process with commercial electron-beam lithography techniques to produce arrays of semiconductor junctions in arbitrary patterns within a single, nanometer-thick semiconductor crystal. Read More »

This illustration shows arrestin (yellow), an important type of signaling protein, while docked with rhodopsin (orange), a G protein-coupled receptor. 07.22.15FROM THE LABS

Long-Sought Discovery Fills in Missing Details of Cell 'Switchboard'External link

SLAC's x-ray laser lends new insight into key target for drug development. Read More »

07.22.15USER FACILITY

Simulations Lead to Design of Near-Frictionless MaterialExternal link

Argonne scientists used Mira to identify and improve a new mechanism for eliminating friction, which fed into the development of a hybrid material that exhibited superlubricity at the macroscale for the first time. Read More »

07.22.15USER FACILITY

Cleaning Up Bunker Oil with White Rot FungiExternal link

Researchers at the DOE Joint Genome Institute evaluate how fungi better known for breaking down plant biomass do in a bioremediation application. Read More »

Florida State University 07.22.15University Research

New Molecular Butterflies Help Advance Energy ResearchExternal link

Scientists at Florida State University have designed and produced new molecules resembling butterflies that have a wide range of potential applications, from molecular sensors to light-controlling devices. Read More »

University of North Carolina 07.21.15University Research

Plant Defense Hormones Help Sculpt Root MicrobiomeExternal link

According to new research from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the defense hormone salicylic acid helps select which bacteria live both inside and on the surface of a plant’s roots, keeping some families out and actively recruiting others. Read More »

07.21.15USER FACILITY

New Technique to Synthesize Nanostructured NanowiresExternal link

A new approach to self-assemble and tailor complex structures at the nanoscale, developed by an international collaboration led by the University of Cambridge and IBM, using the facilities at Brookhaven Lab’s Center for Functional Nanomaterials, opens opportunities to tailor properties and functionalities of materials for a wide range of semiconductor device applications. Read More »

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