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University of Alabama Researchers to Embark on New Search for Mysterious Dark MatterExternal link

Three University of Alabama physicists are among dozens of researchers planning and developing a new international search for dark matter – invisible material scientists believe makes up roughly 27 percent of the universe’s mass. Read MoreExternal linkage


Rubber Meets the Road With New ORNL Carbon, Battery TechnologiesExternal link

Recycled tires could see new life in lithium-ion batteries that provide power to plug-in electric vehicles and store energy produced by wind and solar, say researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read MoreExternal linkage

Glass is a liquid that has lost its ability to flow and so instead of taking the shape of its container can itself serve as a container. 08.28.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

A Collaboration of Researchers Using Argonne Lab’s Advanced Photon Source Explain Why Some Liquids are ‘Fragile’ and Others are ‘Strong’External link

‘Fragility’ provides a clue to the mystery of what happens when a liquid turns into a glass. Read MoreExternal linkage


Iron is the Key to Preserving Dinosaur Soft TissueExternal link

Researchers at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source (ALS) are studying organic material from dinosaur bones and have been able to show that the organic material in the samples contained original soft tissue material from Mesozoic dinosaurs. Read MoreExternal linkage


Competition for GrapheneExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers demonstrate ultrafast charge transfer in new family of 2D semiconductors. Read MoreExternal linkage


Scientists Craft Atomically Seamless, Thinnest-possible Semiconductor JunctionsExternal link

University of Washington scientists have developed what they believe is the thinnest-possible semiconductor, a new class of nanoscale materials made in sheets only three atoms thick. Read MoreExternal linkage


Scientists Develop Water Splitter that Runs on Ordinary AAA BatteryExternal link

Scientists at Stanford University, working with collaborators at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Canadian Light Source Inc. and the University of Tennessee, have developed a low-cost, emissions-free device that efficiently splits liquid water into hydrogen and oxygen gas. Read MoreExternal linkage

A Fermilab scientist works on the laser beams at the heart of the Holometer experiment. 08.26.14FROM THE LABS

Do We Live in a 2-D Hologram?External link

New Fermilab experiment will test the nature of the universe. Read MoreExternal linkage


Catalytic Gold Nanoclusters Promise Rich Chemical YieldsExternal link

Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Carnegie Mellon scientists make stable, active catalysts. Read MoreExternal linkage


Signatures of Selection Inscribed on Poplar GenomesExternal link

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), and Stephen DiFazio of West Virginia University, used a combination of genome-wide selection scans and analyses to understand the processes involved in shaping the genetic variation of natural poplar (Populus trichocarpa) populations. Read MoreExternal linkage

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