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The microbe Clostridium thermocellum (stained green) is seen growing on poplar tissue.06.20.16Science Highlight

New Understanding of One of Nature’s Best Biocatalysts for Biofuels Production

Discovery of a new enzyme system sheds further light on a microbe’s ability to efficiently break down inedible plant matter for conversion to biofuels and biobased chemicals. Read More »

Stanford University 06.17.16University Research

Stanford Researchers Find New Way of Making Hydrogen Fuel from Water and Improve Grid-Scale BatteriesExternal link

Stanford engineer Yi Cui and colleagues have developed new ways to improve hydrogen production and rechargeable zinc batteries. Read More »

06.17.16From the Labs

Calorimeter Components Put to the TestExternal link

Brookhaven scientists, students, and university partners help build and test key components for a possible future RHIC detector upgrade. Read More »

MIT University 06.17.16University Research

New Approach to MicrolasersExternal link

Researchers at MIT and Sandia National Laboratories describe a new way to build terahertz lasers that could significantly reduce their power consumption and size, while also enabling them to emit tighter beams, a crucial requirement for most practical applications. Read More »

06.16.16User Facility

New X-ray Method Allows Scientists to Probe Molecular ExplosionsExternal link

A team led by researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory used the high-intensity, quick-burst X-rays provided by the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to look at how the atoms in a molecule change when the molecule is bombarded with X-rays. Read More »

06.16.16From the Labs

With Spiraling Light, SLAC X-ray Laser Offers New Glimpses of MoleculesExternal link

A new device at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory allows researchers to explore the properties and dynamics of molecules with circularly polarized, or spiraling, light. Read More »

University California Riverside 06.16.16University Research

CWRU Physicists Deploy Magnetic Vortex to Control Electron SpinExternal link

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a way to swiftly and precisely control electron spins at room temperature. Read More »

06.15.16User Facility

Opening Neurotransmission’s GatekeepersExternal link

Cornell University researchers used the Titan supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to produce the first end-to-end simulation of a sodium ion, the fuel that powers NSS, moving from the synapse into the cell via the dopamine transporter (DAT), the gatekeeper for the neurotransmitter dopamine that is associated with reward-motivated behavior. Read More »

Columbia University 06.15.16University Research

Discovery of Gold Nanocluster “Double” Hints at Other Shape Changing ParticlesExternal link

Polymorphs, or materials with the same composition but different structures, are common in bulk materials, and now researchers at Columbia University confirm they exist in nanomaterials, too. Read More »

Chicago University 06.15.16University Research

UChicago Physicists First to See Behavior of Quantum Materials in Curved SpaceExternal link

Interplay of light and matter is of potential technological interest. Read More »

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