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03.23.15From the Labs

Experiment Provides the Best Look Yet at 'Warm Dense Matter' at Cores of Giant PlanetsExternal link

In an experiment at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, scientists precisely measured the temperature and structure of aluminum as it transitions into a superhot, highly compressed concoction known as “warm dense matter.” Read More »

03.20.15From the Labs

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to Build New Chemistry FacilityExternal link

A contract was awarded to DGR*Grant Construction of Richland today to build a new chemistry laboratory building at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Read More »

03.20.15From the Labs

Modeling How Cells Move Together Could Inspire Self-healing MaterialsExternal link

Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory modeled the motion of cells moving together which may help scientists design new technologies inspired by nature, such as self-healing materials in batteries and other devices. Read More »

University of Southern California 03.20.15University Research

Bucky-Balls Become BuckybombsExternal link

Scientists at USC modify bucky-balls so they explode when heated, which may have potential for killing cancer cells. Read More »

Carnegie Institution for Science 03.20.15University Research

New Transitory Form of Silica ObservedExternal link

A Carnegie-led team was able to discover five new forms of silica under extreme pressures at room temperature. Read More »

Computer simulations show a single proton (pink) can cross graphene by passing through the world’s thinnest proton channel. 03.19.15From the Labs

Graphene ‘Gateway’ Discovery Opens Possibilities for Improved Energy TechnologiesExternal link

Selective molecular membrane was discovered by a collaboration of scientists at ORNL’s Fluid Reactions, Structures and Transport Energy Frontier Research Center, including researchers at Northwestern, Penn State and the University of Minnesota. Read More »

03.19.15From the Labs

Computer Sims: In Climatic Tug of War, Carbon Released From Thawing Permafrost Wins HandilyExternal link

According to new computer simulations conducted by scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), there will be a lot more carbon released from thawing permafrost than the amount taken in by more Arctic vegetation. Read More »

03.19.15From the Labs

Scientists Watch Quantum Dots 'Breathe' in Response to StressExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory watched nanoscale semiconductor crystals expand and shrink in response to powerful pulses of laser light which could aid in the design of new materials. Read More »

03.19.15From the Labs

Rare-earth Innovation to Improve Nylon ManufacturingExternal link

The Critical Materials Institute, a U.S. Department of Energy Innovation Hub led by the Ames Labratory, has created a new chemical process that makes use of the widely available rare-earth metal cerium to improve the manufacture of nylon. Read More »

03.18.15From the Labs

The Cost of Limiting Global WarmingExternal link

Study at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory finds real-world choices affect cost of emissions reduction, and shift them from emerging to industrialized countries. Read More »

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