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Bottomonium Mass Spectrum02.01.13Science Highlights

The Higgs: Not the Only Boson in Town

Another boson has been found at the LHC that could help refine our understanding of the strong force. Read More »

Recent experimental and theoretical studies of heat transport through a periodic stack of thin films known as a superlattice show that a portion of the thermal energy carriers maintain wave-like properties while traversing through the nanostructure.02.01.13Science Highlights

An Unexpected Heat Wave

Observation of wavelike heat conduction reveals new possibilities for tailoring thermal transport through wave effects. Read More »

Overall structure of 6-P-β-glucosidase and its comparison with 6-P-β-galactosidase.02.01.13Science Highlights

Breaking Down Enzymes’ Role in Biofuel Production

Molecular structures provide insights into biomass deconstruction. Read More »

Scanning electron microscopy of conductive carbon fibers coated with metal oxide nanowires...02.01.13Science Highlights

Nano-Composite Designs for Energy Storage

Nano-porous metal oxide coatings on carbon fiber dramatically enhance the electrical storage capacity for supercapacitors. Read More »

An electrolyte molecule (ethylene carbonate: C3H4O3) weakly binds (dashed line) to the positive electrode surface (Li0.6Mn2O4)...02.01.13Science Highlights

Understanding Nature’s Choreography in Batteries

Charge-discharge chemistry for lithium ion batteries elucidated by theoretical calculations. Read More »

A Hector cloud forms over the Tiwi Islands near Darwin, Australia.02.01.13Science Highlights

Impact of Local Climate on Cloud Systems

Tropical atmospheric data used to test climate model accuracy. Read More »

01.31.13FROM THE LABS

Biofuels Blend Right InExternal link

Researchers Show Ionic Liquids Effective for Pre-Treating Mixed Blends of Biofuel Feedstocks.
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An photo of a high-resolution sum frequency generation spectrometer.01.30.13Article

It Still Smells A Lot Like – Christmas?

A new instrument from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory provides unprecedented insights to aerosol particles.

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01.30.13FROM THE LABS

Illuminating the Dark UniverseExternal link

The pursuit of dark matter and dark energy is one of the most exciting—and most challenging—areas of science. Now researchers think they’re beginning to close in. Read More »

A group of students and a teacher holding a banner.01.28.13Article

The Second Week of A Competition Like No Other has Concluded

New Finalists for the National Science Bowl have been determined. See the winners, and return for future updates here: Read More »

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