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Supercomputers could help speed up the drug discovery process by identifying suitable chemicals (seen as gray spheres)10.01.12Science Highlights

Designing Drugs on Supercomputers

Researchers use Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility to accelerate drug discovery. Read More »

A double coil is assembled on the transmission line of the magnetic field generator (MIFEDS).10.01.12Science Highlights

Amplifying Magnetic Fields in High Energy Density Plasmas

Ultra high intensity magnetic fields open new opportunities in high energy density plasma science. Read More »

Helically Symmetric Experiment at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.10.01.12Science Highlights

Large Plasma Flow Discovered in the Helically Symmetric Experiment

A new type of stellarator could be a promising candidate for future fusion reactors. Read More »

Schematic representation of the atomic lattice of Tellurium-Antimony (Sb)-Germanium (Ge)-Silver (Ag) thermoelectric doped with rare earth dysprosium (Dy).10.01.12Science Highlights

Rare Earth Atoms Make the Best Thermoelectrics Better

Small addition of rare earth element makes a big difference in converting heat to electricity. Read More »

Using a molecular template before atomic layer deposition leads to cavities in thin oxide films that act as shape-selective sieving layers for oxidations and reductions.10.01.12Science Highlights

Adding Nanocavities to Catalyst Surfaces Enhances Chemical Selectivity

Adding an oxide sieve, a layer containing nanocavities, to a catalyst surface makes the catalyst selective for specific reactions and increases efficiencies for chemical processes. Read More »

Photoionization/mass spectrometry apparatus at the Advanced Light Source10.01.12Science Highlights

Synchrotron plus Mass Spectrometer equals New Insights Into Combustion Chemistry

Unique analysis of the reaction of propene with oxygen atom reveals the influence of electron spin on combustion chemistry. Read More »

Interior view of the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS) at TJNAF.10.01.12Science Highlights

Solved: The Case of the Missing “Excited” Nucleons

Discovery could provide a deeper understanding of the dynamics of the three quarks enslaved inside the nucleon. Read More »

Bella Laser10.01.12Science Highlights

BELLA World Record Sets Stage for Laser Experiments in Novel Acceleration Techniques

Laser Delivers One Petawatt of Power in a Pulse only 40 Femtoseconds Long Every Second Read More »

Students, scientists, engineers and technicians study results from a high-performance Alcator C-Mod plasma discharge.10.01.12Science Highlights

Better Fusion Plasma Operating Scenarios are Being Explored and Extended on the Alcator C-Mod Tokamak

Recent experiments on Alcator C-Mod have investigated an improved confinement regime, called “I-Mode”, expanding its operational range and pointing toward its applicability on future devices. Read More »

In this image, representative sea surface temperature anomalies, characteristic of La Niña, are plotted for the early August, 2010.10.01.12Science Highlights

Predicting the Impact of El Niño on Future Temperature Extremes

Accurate prediction of El Niño-Southern Oscillation is crucial for simulating extreme maximum temperature. Read More »

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