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David Pogue standing at Theodore Gray's Periodic Table04.04.12Article

Elemental Objects and Astonishing Possibilities

David Pogue and PBS take us on televised trip Hunting the Elements. Read More »

symmetry magazine 04.03.12From the Labs

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Supercomputers, neutrinos and a search for dark matter that goes deep underground.


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Depiction of the new thermal transport mechanism.04.01.12Science Highlights

Discovery of a New Mechanism of Thermal Transport

Current-carrying nanotubes heat up nearby materials but not themselves, indicating a new path to energy-efficient electronics. Read More »

Fig 1 Angular-resolved measurement of the output of a double embedded photonic crystal LED at a wavelength of 455 nm (emission in the blue).04.01.12Science Highlights

Enhancing the Output of LED Lighting

Adding nanostructured regions to boost LED light output. Read More »

Illustration of self-healing in a fractured polymer via dynamic hydrogen bond interchange.04.01.12Science Highlights

Spontaneously Self-healing Polymers

Overcoming a fundamental dilemma in making polymers that combine strength and toughness with spontaneous healing capability. Read More »

Four different color lasers being combined to create white light.04.01.12Science Highlights

New Tools to Manufacture Higher-Efficiency Lighting

Understanding how chemical vapors interact leads to better production equipment and increased lighting efficiency. Read More »

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory photobioreactor04.01.12Science Highlights

Understanding How Bacteria Use Sunlight

New insights into the effect of light quality on bacterial metabolism and respiration. Read More »

Structural and atomic models of mesoporous platinum...04.01.12Science Highlights

Improving Catalysis by Putting the Best Face Forward

New catalyst structures for fuel cells in vehicles improve activity and stability compared to commercial platinum counterparts. Read More »

Nanometer-scale pores in single-layer freestanding graphene04.01.12Science Highlights

Water, Water, Everywhere

NERSC helps researchers design new desalination technology. Read More »

The first all-polymeric “plastic” organic solar cell on a flexible substrate...04.01.12Science Highlights

There’s a Great Future in Plastic Solar Cells

Researchers have created an environmentally-friendly plastic coating that converts a wide range of electrical conductors into air-stable components for flexible, less expensive electronics. Read More »

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