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University California Berkeley 07.29.15University Research

Carolyn Bertozzi, Peidong Yang Receive Lawrence Award from DOEExternal link

Chemistry professors Peidong Yang and Carolyn Bertozzi received the 2014 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award last week during a ceremony at the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. Read More »

07.29.15From the Labs

Playing 'Tag' with Pollution Lets Scientists See Who's ItExternal link

Scientists at PNNL are tracking sources of soot in the Himalayan-Tibetan Plateau region, an important region for supplying water to China and India. Read More »


Congratulations to the New 2015-2016 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows!.pdf file (140KB)

The Department of Energy and its partners at NASA, and the National Science Foundation have selected eleven outstanding science, technology, engineering and mathematics educators to serve 11-month fellowships at the Federal agencies and on Capitol Hill. Read More »

Brookhaven researchers Sergei Maslov (left) and Alexi Tkachenko developed a theoretical model to explain molecular self-replication. 07.28.15From the Labs

New Computer Model Could Explain how Simple Molecules Took First Step Toward LifeExternal link

Two Brookhaven researchers developed theoretical model to explain the origins of self-replicating molecules. Read More »

07.28.15From the Labs

Oxygen: Not at All RandomExternal link

Corrosion follows a different path when it comes to uranium dioxide, the primary component of the rods that power nuclear reactors, according to a new study by scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, University of Chicago, and the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource. Read More »

University of Pennsylvania 07.28.15University Research

Penn Researchers Discover New Chiral Property of Silicon, With Photonic ApplicationsExternal link

By demonstrating a silicon-based photonic device that is sensitive to the spin of the photons in a laser shined on one of its electrodes, U Penn researchers have opened new possibilities in the developing fields of photonics and spintronics. Read More »

University of Wisconsin-Madison 07.27.15University Research

Cages Offer New Direction in Sustainable Catalyst DesignExternal link

University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers have developed a new approach to structuring the catalysts used in essential reactions in the chemical and energy fields. Read More »

Rice University 07.27.15University Research

Rice Physicists Find Surprising ‘Liquid-Like’ Particle Interactions in Large Hadron ColliderExternal link

Discovery by the Rice researchers could lead to new insights into Quark-Gluon-Plasma, a state of matter that was last common in the universe a millionth of a second after the Big Bang. Read More »

07.27.15From the Labs

Unlocking the Rice Immune SystemExternal link

Joint BioEnergy Institute study identifies protein that is key to protecting rice against bacterial blight. Read More »

University of Texas at Austin 07.24.15University Research

Smarter Window Materials Can Control Light and EnergyExternal link

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin are one step closer to delivering smart windows with a new level of energy efficiency, engineering materials that allow windows to reveal light without transferring heat and, conversely, to block light while allowing heat transmission, as described in two new research papers. Read More »

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