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09.08.14FROM THE LABS

New Catalyst Converts CO₂to FuelExternal link

Calculations run at NERSC help confirm University of Illinois breakthrough. Read More »

09.05.14FROM THE LABS

A Metallic Alloy That is Tough and Ductile at Cryogenic TemperaturesExternal link

Researchers at Berkeley and Oak Ridge Labs test a multi-element high-entropy alloy with surprising results. Read More »

The wire plasmons propagate to the wire's distal end where they efficiently interact with the two-dimensional material semiconductor molybdenum disulfide (MoS2). 09.05.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Sending Electricity, Light Along Super-thin Wire May Open Door to Speed-of-light ComputingExternal link

Optical and material scientists at the University of Rochester and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich find a new combination of materials can efficiently guide electricity and light along the same tiny wire. Read More »

09.05.14FROM THE LABS

Scientists Map Protein in Living Bacterial CellsExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have for the first time mapped the atomic structure of a protein within a living cell. The technique, which peered into cells with an X-ray laser, could allow scientists to explore some components of living cells as never before. Read More »

09.05.14FROM THE LABS

Birth of a MineralExternal link

Led by the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, a study shows calcium carbonate takes multiple, simultaneous roads to different minerals, provides insight into trapping carbon dioxide underground. Read More »

09.04.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Titania-Based Material Holds Promise as New Insulator for SuperconductorsExternal link

Research from North Carolina State University shows that a type of modified titania, or titanium dioxide, holds promise as an electrical insulator for superconducting magnets, allowing heat to dissipate while preserving the electrical paths along which current flows. Read More »

09.04.14FROM THE LABS

Electron Microscopes Take First Measurements of Nanoscale Chemistry in ActionExternal link

Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory along with colleagues at the University of Manchester, captured the world’s first real-time images and simultaneous chemical analysis of nanostructures while “underwater,” or in solution. Read More »

09.03.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

New Nano-sized Synthetic Scaffolding Technique UnveiledExternal link

Scientists at University of Oregon and Berkeley Lab have tapped oil and water to create scaffolds of self-assembling, synthetic proteins called peptoid nanosheets that mimic complex biological mechanisms and processes. Read More »

09.03.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

New Synthesis Method May Shape Future of Nanostructures, Clean EnergyExternal link

A team of University of Maryland physicists has published new nanoscience advances that they and other scientists say make possible new nanostructures and nanotechnologies with huge potential applications ranging from clean energy and quantum computing advances to new sensor development. Read More »

09.03.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Airlock-like Transport Protein Structure DiscoveredExternal link

New work from a team led by the Stanford University School of Medicine’s Liang Feng and including Carnegie’s Wolf Frommer has for the first time elucidated the atomic structures of the prototype of the sugar transporters (termed “SWEET” transporters) in plants and humans. Read More »

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