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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

10.22.14From the Labs

Brookhaven Lab Launches Computational Science InitiativeExternal link

Leveraging computational science expertise and investments across the laboratory to tackle "big data" challenges. Read MoreExternal linkage

Magnetic field strength in a turbulence-optimized stellarator design. Regions with the highest strength are shown in yellow. 10.22.14From the Labs

Scientists Use Plasma Shaping to Control Turbulence in StellaratorsExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and the Max Planck Institute of Plasma Physics in Germany have devised a new method for minimizing turbulence in bumpy donut-shaped experimental fusion facilities called stellarators. Read MoreExternal linkage

Michigan University 10.21.14University Research

Facetless Crystals That Mimic Starfish Shells Could Advance 3D-printing PillsExternal link

In a design that mimics a hard-to-duplicate texture of starfish shells, University of Michigan engineers have made rounded crystals that have no facets. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.21.14From the Labs

Puzzling New Behavior Found in High-Temperature SuperconductorsExternal link

Research by an international team led by SLAC and Stanford scientists has uncovered a new, unpredicted behavior in a copper oxide material that becomes superconducting – conducting electricity without any loss – at relatively high temperatures. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.21.14From the Labs

Super Stable Garnet Ceramics May Be Ideal For High-Energy Lithium BatteriesExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered exceptional properties in a garnet material that could enable development of higher-energy battery designs. Read MoreExternal linkage

New York University 10.20.14University Research

Goldilocks Principle Wrong for Particle Assembly: Too Hot & Too Cold is Just RightExternal link

New York University scientists discovery points to new ways to create “smart materials,” cutting-edge materials that adapt to their environment by taking new forms, and to sharpen the detail of 3D printing. Read MoreExternal linkage

Washington University in St. Louis 10.20.14University Research

Winning By Losing: School of Engineering Scientists Find a Way to Improve Laser PerformanceExternal link

Scientists from the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis have shown a new way to reverse or eliminate energy loss by, ironically, adding loss to a laser system to actually reap energy gains. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.20.14From the Labs

Atomic Trigger Shatters Mystery of How Glass DeformsExternal link

A new study at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has cracked one mystery of glass to shed light on the mechanism that triggers its deformation before shattering. Read MoreExternal linkage

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