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University California San Diego 11.21.14University Research

SDSC to Start Loading the Nodes for its New “Comet” SupercomputerExternal link

New petascale system slated for launch in early 2015 and will be connected to ESnet (Energy Sciences Network), allowing users to rapidly move data to SDSC for analysis and data sharing and return data to their institutions for local use. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.20.14From the Labs

LHCb Experiment Finds New ParticlesExternal link

The LHCb experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider announced the discovery of two new particles, each consisting of three quarks. Read MoreExternal linkage

University of California Los Angeles 11.20.14University Research

UCLA Biochemists Build Largest Synthetic Molecular ‘Cage’ EverExternal link

New nanoscale protein container could lead to synthetic vaccines and offer a way to deliver medicine inside of human cells. Read MoreExternal linkage

University of Wisconsin-Madison 11.19.14University Research

Scientists Get to the Heart of Fool's Gold as a Solar MaterialExternal link

A University of Wisconsin-Madison research team tries to find improvements in iron pyrite (fool's gold) that could lead to inexpensive yet efficient solar cells. Read MoreExternal linkage

Michigan University 11.19.14University Research

Twisted Light, Nanoparticles & Insights Into the Structure of LifeExternal link

Research team led by the University of Michigan shows that the rotational direction of light can coax inorganic nanoparticles to assemble into left- or right-handed twisting ribbons. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.19.14From the Labs

Double Bonus: Win-Win for Atmospheric Particle PropertiesExternal link

Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Colorado developed a new method that simultaneously connects two critical properties: real refractive index, a measure of how much the particle interacts with light, and particle density. Read MoreExternal linkage

Carnegie Institution for Science 11.18.14University Research

Revolutionary Solar-friendly Form of Silicon ShinesExternal link

A team of Carnegie scientists led by Timothy Strobel has synthesized an entirely new form of silicon, one that promises even greater future applications. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.18.14From the Labs

As Temperatures Rise, Soil Will Relinquish Less Carbon to the Atmosphere Than Currently PredictedExternal link

New Berkeley Lab model quantifies interactions between soil microbes and their surroundings. Read MoreExternal linkage

Vanderbilt University 11.18.14University Research

New Form of Crystalline OrderExternal link

A team of researchers from Vanderbilt University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) reports that it has discovered an entirely new form of crystalline order that simultaneously exhibits both crystal and polycrystalline properties, which they describe as “interlaced crystals.” Read MoreExternal linkage

11.18.14From the Labs

Researchers Develop New Acoustic Sensor for Chemical and Biological DetectionExternal link

Testing for ovarian cancer or the presence of a particular chemical could be almost as simple as distinguishing an F sharp from a B flat, thanks to a new microscopic acoustic device that has been dramatically improved by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory. Read MoreExternal linkage

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