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10.27.14From the Labs

Tracking Heat-Driven Decay in Leading Electric Vehicle BatteriesExternal link

Scientists at Brookhaven Lab reveal reveal the atomic-scale structural and electronic degradations that plague some rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and make them vulnerable during high-temperature operations. Read MoreExternal linkage

Virginia Commonwealth University 10.27.14University Research

Li-ion Batteries Contain Toxic Halogens VCU Physicists DiscoverExternal link

Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University have discovered that most of the electrolytes used in lithium-ion batteries could be replaced with halogen-free electrolytes that are nontoxic and environmentally friendly. Read MoreExternal linkage

Ohio State University 10.24.14University Research

Lucky Star Escapes Black Hole With Minor DamageExternal link

Astronomers at The Ohio State University have gotten the closest look yet at what happens when a black hole takes a bite out of a star—and the star lives to tell the tale. Read MoreExternal linkage

MIT University 10.24.14University Research

Microscopic “Walkers” Find Their Way Across Cell SurfacesExternal link

Technology could provide a way to deliver probes or drugs to cell structures without outside guidance. Read MoreExternal linkage

Arizona University 10.24.14University Research

Newly Discovered Microbe Is Key in Climate ChangeExternal link

Research led by University of Arizona scientists, shows that a single species of microbe, discovered only recently, is an unexpected key player in climate change. Read MoreExternal linkage

Cutting the ribbon to the General Purpose Laboratory are (l-r) Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates, Energy Secretary Moniz, Berkeley Lab Director Paul Alivisatos. 10.24.14From the Labs

DOE Secretary Helps Usher in New Era of Energy Research at Berkeley LabExternal link

A new building will be the home to lab’s energy storage efforts. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.24.14From the Labs

Berkeley Lab Study Reveals Molecular Structure of Water at Gold ElectrodesExternal link

Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have observed the molecular structure of liquid water at a gold surface under different charging conditions. Read MoreExternal linkage

University California Davis 10.23.14University Research

Tarantula Venom Illuminates Electrical Activity in Live CellsExternal link

Researchers at the University of California, Davis have created a cellular probe that combines a tarantula toxin with a fluorescent compound to help scientists observe electrical activity in neurons and other cells. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.23.14From the Labs

National Synchrotron Light Source II Achieves 'First Light'External link

The National Synchrotron Light Source II detects its first photons, beginning a new phase of the facility's operations. Scientific experiments at NSLS-II are expected to begin before the end of the year. Read MoreExternal linkage

University of Massachusetts Amherst 10.22.14University Research

Imaging Electric Charge Propagating Along Microbial NanowiresExternal link

UMass Amherst researchers resolve a major biological controversy. Read MoreExternal linkage

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