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10.02.14From the Labs

Team Advances Understanding of the Greenland Ice Sheet’s Meltwater ChannelsExternal link

An international research team’s field work is showing that, well, things are more complicated than we thought. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.02.14From the Labs

Martin L. Perl, Winner of 1995 Nobel Prize for Discovery of Tau Lepton, Dead at 87External link

Martin L. Perl, a professor emeritus of physics at Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize in physics for discovery of the tau lepton, died Sept. 30 at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto at the age of 87. Read MoreExternal linkage

Chicago University 10.01.14University Research

Deceptive-looking Vortex Line in Superfluid Led to Twice-mistaken IdentityExternal link

University of Chicago physicists have shown that a group of scientists were incorrect when they concluded that a mysterious effect found in superfluids indicated the presence of solitons—exotic, solitary waves. Read MoreExternal linkage

Brown University 10.01.14University Research

Adding Natural Uncertainty Improves Mathematical ModelsExternal link

Mathematicians from Brown University have introduced a new element of uncertainty into an equation used to describe the behavior of fluid flows. Read MoreExternal linkage

Photomultiplier tubes lining the walls of the Daya Bay neutrino detector. 10.01.14From the Labs

Hide & Seek: Sterile Neutrinos Remain ElusiveExternal link

Daya Bay neutrino experiment publishes a new result on its first search for a "sterile" neutrino. Read MoreExternal linkage

Front view of metal organic framework (MOF-74), showing the almost perfectly one-dimensional chains of transition metal magnets (green sections of structure).10.01.14Science Highlight

When Metal Organic Frameworks Turn into One-Dimensional Magnets

Simulations and experiments reveal one-dimensional nano-size magnets are formed in a common porous material. Read More »

The one-armed antibody, onartuzumab (pink) binds to the receptor tyrosine kinase, MET (green and blue) found on the surface of cells preventing the binding of hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) (red) disrupting the development and growth of tumors.10.01.14Science Highlight

Biomolecular Structure Studies Advance an Antibody Approach to Cancer Therapy

Crystal structures obtained at the Advanced Light Source helped inform Genentech about the binding mechanism of a unique antibody that targets multiple cancer types. Read More »

Copper (Cu) nanorods grown using physical vapor deposition.10.01.14Science Highlight

Downsizing Has Its Rewards

New Theory has Guided Experiments for Making the Smallest Possible Metal Rods Useful as Air-tight Sealants. Read More »

Scanning electron microscope image of 2D arrays of channels created in a silicon sheet taking advantage of novel interface interactions with the soft substrate.10.01.14Science Highlight

Chemistry and Strain Allow New Microfabrication

Discovery of a new bonding mechanism has enabled the facile fabrication of arrays of semiconductor microstructures. Read More »

The weak signal of two gadolinium ions - shown as brilliant spheres - was used to solve the high resolution crystal structure of the model protein lysozyme.10.01.14Science Highlight

Solving Protein Structures from Scratch

A novel tool to determine the structure of difficult to crystallize proteins. Read More »

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