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04.21.16From the Labs

ANNIE Finds a Home at FermilabExternal link

A little experiment with big ambitions just finished moving in this week after a year’s worth of planning and research. The Accelerator Neutrino-Neutron Interaction Experiment, called ANNIE, recently settled down and began taking phase one data on April 15. Read More »

University California Irvine 04.21.16University Research

UCI Chemists Create Battery Technology with Off-the-Charts Charging CapacityExternal link

University of California, Irvine researchers have invented nanowire-based battery material that can be recharged hundreds of thousands of times, moving us closer to a battery that would never require replacement. Read More »

04.20.16User Facility

Chemistry Consortium Uses Titan to Understand ActinidesExternal link

A multi-institution team has been using computing resources at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to understand actinide chemistry at the molecular level in hopes of designing methods to clean up contamination and safely store spent nuclear fuel.
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University of Wisconsin-Madison 04.20.16University Research

New Material Combines Useful and Typically Incompatible PropertiesExternal link

Most materials, too, are capable of being only one thing at a time, but a team of engineers and physicists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have created an entirely new material in which completely contradictory properties can coexist. Read More »

Researchers examined the spiral “twist-bend” structure (right) formed by boomerang-shaped liquid crystal molecules (left and center) measuring 3 nanometers in length. 04.20.16User Facility

What Screens are Made of: New Twists (and Bends) in LCD ResearchExternal link

X-ray research at Berkeley Lab details exotic structure formed by liquid crystals. Read More »

Washington State University 04.20.16University Research

Research Improves Conductive Plastic for Health and EnergyExternal link

Biological implants that communicate with the brain to control paralyzed limbs or provide vision to the blind are one step closer to reality thanks to research by Brian Collins, an assistant professor of physics at Washington State University. Read More »

University of Maryland 04.19.16University Research

HAWC Gamma-Ray Observatory Reveals New Look at the Very-High-Energy SkyExternal link

UMD physicists pioneered development of observatory that has located new high-energy sources in the universe and provided more detail on known sources in first year of full operation. Read More »

04.19.16User Facility

Unexpected Discovery Leads to a Better BatteryExternal link

An unexpected discovery by a team based at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has led to a rechargeable battery that's as inexpensive as conventional car batteries, but has a much higher energy density. Read More »

Michigan State University 04.19.16University Research

MSU's 'Little Gadget that Could' Becoming Game-Changer for International ResearchersExternal link

Researchers at the MSU Global Center for Food Systems have built a low-cost, handheld device and a cloud-based data aggregating platform to measure and analyze plant, soil, water, and environmental parameters. Read More »

Dave Savage (upper right) and the Energy Biosciences Institute at the University of California, Berkeley. 04.19.16Profile

Champions in Science Whose Stars are Still Rising: Profile of David Savage

For the run-up to the 2016 National Science Bowl® Finals April 28th to May 2nd, this is the second in a series on previous NSB competitors. Read More »

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