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Mapping the Cosmos: Dark Energy Survey Creates Detailed Guide to Spotting Dark MatterExternal link

Scientists on the Dark Energy Survey have released the first in a series of dark matter maps of the cosmos that will help scientists understand the role that dark matter plays in galaxy formation. Read More »


Bacteria Tracked Feeding Nitrogen to Nutrient-Starved PlantsExternal link

An international team of researchers, including three from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory, measured accelerated growth in plants colonized by bacteria that pull nitrogen from the air and release it into soil. Read More »


Atmospheric Rivers, Finely ModeledExternal link

PNNL scientists are helping global climate models more accurately predict the movement of atmospheric rivers, which carry as much as 90 percent of the world’s moisture from the tropics to the poles. Read More »

George Vardaxis was a National Science Bowl competitor and volunteer.04.13.15ARTICLE

Champions in Science, Whose Stars Are Still Rising: Profile of George Vardaxis, National Science Bowl

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

Clemson University 04.10.15University Research

New Material Could Boost Batteries, Fuel Cells and Power PlantsExternal link

Researchers at Clemson, the University of South Carolina and Brookhaven’s Center for Functional Nanomaterials have developed a new material that could make for more powerful batteries and more efficient power plants. Read More »


Mixing Up a Batch of Stronger MetalsExternal link

A team of researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee Knoxville has found that a class of high entropy alloys – which contain five or more metals – retain enhanced mechanical properties even when the mixing of metals is uneven or disordered, which opens up new possibilities for future alloy design. Read More »

Michigan University 04.10.15University Research

University of Michigan Scientists to Help Build Next-Generation Dark Energy ProbeExternal link

U-M scientists and students will build components of a giant camera that will map 30 million galaxies’ worth of the universe in three dimensions. Read More »


Erupting Electrodes: How Recharging Leaves Behind Microscopic Debris Inside BatteriesExternal link

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the Joint Center for Energy Research have gained new insight into the chemistry that clogs rechargeable lithium batteries. Read More »

Carnegie Mellon University 04.10.15University Research

Carnegie Mellon University Chemists Create Tiny Gold Nanoparticles That Reflect Nature’s PatternsExternal link

New research from Carnegie Mellon chemists has revealed that tiny, synthetic gold nanoparticles exhibit some of nature’s most intricate patterns. Read More »


For Ultra-Cold Neutrino Experiment, a Successful DemonstrationExternal link

An international team of scientists has released early results from the Cryogenic Underground Observatory for Rare Events (CUORE) experiment, with implications for why there’s more matter than antimatter in the universe. Read More »

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