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An international team examined microbial community dynamics at a site in Sweden where portions of the site are frozen permafrost and other areas are thawed.06.20.16Science Highlight

Microbial Community Dynamics Dominate Greenhouse Gas Production in Thawing Permafrost

Advances in simulating biogeochemical processes in permafrost will improve predictions of potential impacts on climate. Read More »

06.20.16User Facility

Titan Shines Light on High-Temperature Superconductor PathwayExternal link

A team led by Thomas Maier of the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) used the Titan supercomputer at ORNL to simulate how superconductivity arises in cuprates’ pseudogap phase. Read More »

Bubbly white ice makes up the bulk of the glacier surfaces, suggesting internal melting may lead to substantial mass loss.06.20.16Science Highlight

Understanding Ice Loss in Earth’s Coldest Regions

Glaciers in cold, dry ecosystems respond differently to changes in climate than glaciers in warmer climates. Read More »

The microbe Clostridium thermocellum (stained green) is seen growing on poplar tissue.06.20.16Science Highlight

New Understanding of One of Nature’s Best Biocatalysts for Biofuels Production

Discovery of a new enzyme system sheds further light on a microbe’s ability to efficiently break down inedible plant matter for conversion to biofuels and biobased chemicals. Read More »

Stanford University 06.17.16University Research

Stanford Researchers Find New Way of Making Hydrogen Fuel from Water and Improve Grid-Scale BatteriesExternal link

Stanford engineer Yi Cui and colleagues have developed new ways to improve hydrogen production and rechargeable zinc batteries. Read More »

06.17.16From the Labs

Calorimeter Components Put to the TestExternal link

Brookhaven scientists, students, and university partners help build and test key components for a possible future RHIC detector upgrade. Read More »

MIT University 06.17.16University Research

New Approach to MicrolasersExternal link

Researchers at MIT and Sandia National Laboratories describe a new way to build terahertz lasers that could significantly reduce their power consumption and size, while also enabling them to emit tighter beams, a crucial requirement for most practical applications. Read More »

06.16.16User Facility

New X-ray Method Allows Scientists to Probe Molecular ExplosionsExternal link

A team led by researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory used the high-intensity, quick-burst X-rays provided by the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to look at how the atoms in a molecule change when the molecule is bombarded with X-rays. Read More »

06.16.16From the Labs

With Spiraling Light, SLAC X-ray Laser Offers New Glimpses of MoleculesExternal link

A new device at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory allows researchers to explore the properties and dynamics of molecules with circularly polarized, or spiraling, light. Read More »

University California Riverside 06.16.16University Research

CWRU Physicists Deploy Magnetic Vortex to Control Electron SpinExternal link

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a way to swiftly and precisely control electron spins at room temperature. Read More »

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