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Vanderbilt University 07.01.15University Research

New Model of Cosmic Stickiness Favors “Big Rip” Demise of UniverseExternal link

Researchers at Vanderbilt University have developed a new mathematical formulation of viscosity, which may lead to new insights into dark energy and possibly the fate of the universe. Read More »

A proton (marked in yellow) is initially attached to a water molecule above the layer of carbon (grey) in graphene.07.01.15Science Highlight

The World’s Thinnest Proton Channel

Atomic-scale defects in graphene are shown to selectively allow protons to pass through a barrier that is just one carbon atom thick. Read More »

06.30.15From the Labs

Sodium-Ion Batteries Offer Surprising Stability Over CyclesExternal link

3D measurements of microstructures reveal that sodium's larger ion size does not degrade battery materials as much as previously thought. Read More »

06.30.15From the Labs

Scientists Propose an Enhanced New Model of the Source of a Mysterious Barrier to Fusion Known as the “Density Limit”External link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have developed a detailed model of the source of a puzzling limitation on fusion reactions. Read More »

06.29.15From the Labs

Orange is the New RedExternal link

Berkeley Lab study shows Orange Carotenoid Protein (OCP) shifts more than just color for cyanobacterial photoprotection. Read More »

Brown University 06.29.15University Research

Brown University Chemists Contribute to Opening of ‘Molecular Movie’External link

Brown University researchers worked with scientists at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to image the first stages of a key chemical reaction as it happens. Read More »

Collaborating scientists (left to right) Eric Stach, Dmitri Zakharov, Anatoly Frenkel, and Yuanyuan Li at a transmission electron microscope (TEM) in the Center for Functional Nanomaterials. 06.29.15From the Labs

X-Rays and Electrons Join Forces To Map Catalytic Reactions in Real-TimeExternal link

New technique combines electron microscopy and synchrotron x-rays at Brookhaven Lab to track chemical reactions under real operating conditions. Read More »

Michigan State University 06.29.15University Research

Making a Better SemiconductorExternal link

Research led by Michigan State University scientists developed a method that will more easily allow an electrical current to pass through materials, possibly leading to new and improved semiconductors. Read More »

06.29.15From the Labs

Magnetic AttractionExternal link

Researchers at the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) are on the forefront of understanding molecular-level science in the natural environment. Read More »

06.29.15From the Labs

Homegrown Solution for Synchrotron Light SourceExternal link

Ames Laboratory physicist Adam Kaminski turned a research challenge into the opportunity to develop an innovative technique for the study of electronic properties in new materials. Read More »

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