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07.20.15From the Labs

Perovskite Solar Technology Shows Quick Energy ReturnsExternal link

A joint study by Argonne National Laboratory and Northwestern University found that perovskite-based solar technology has the quickest energy payback time of all current solar technologies. Read More »

The Southern Ocean's clouds can cool the Earth by reflecting sunlight that would otherwise be absorbed by the darker ocean below. 07.20.15From the Labs

How Clouds Get Their BrightnessExternal link

Scientists at Pacific Northwest and Los Alamos national laboratories, along with colleagues at the University of Leeds and the University of Washington, show that marine life cultivates half of the summer cloud droplets over the Southern Ocean. Read More »

University California San Diego 07.20.15University Research

Trapped Light Orbits Within an Intriguing MaterialExternal link

Light becomes trapped as it orbits within tiny granules of a crystalline material that has increasingly intrigued physicists, a team led by University of California, San Diego, physics professor Michael Fogler has found. Read More »

Princeton University 07.17.15University Research

After 85-Year Search, Massless Particle with Promise for Next-Generation Electronics DiscoveredExternal link

An international team led by Princeton University scientists has discovered an elusive massless particle theorized 85 years ago that could give rise to faster and more efficient electronics because of its unusual ability to behave as matter and antimatter inside a crystal, according to new research. Read More »

University of Colorado Boulder 07.17.15University Research

Device Delivers Drugs to Brain Via Remote ControlExternal link

A team of researchers has developed a wireless device the width of a human hair that can be implanted in the brain and activated by remote control to deliver drugs. Read More »

MIT University 07.17.15University Research

Solving Mysteries of Conductivity in PolymersExternal link

Researchers at MIT and Brookhaven National Laboratory discover materials seen as promising for optoelectronics and thermoelectric devices finally yield their secrets. Read More »

SINGLE uses in situ TEM imaging of platinum nanocrystals freely rotating in a graphene liquid cell to determine the 3D structures of individual colloidal nanoparticles. 07.17.15From the Labs

A Most Singular Nano-Imaging TechniqueExternal link

Berkeley Lab’s SINGLE provides images of individual nanoparticles in solution. Read More »

07.17.15User Facility

Unearthing Cornerstones in Root MicrobiomesExternal link

Scientists from the University of North Carolina, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and DOE’s Joint Genome Institute are developing a better understanding of the soil microbes that important for plant growth, and of how they interact through a variety of signals, including regulatory chemicals called phytohormones. Read More »

07.16.15From the Labs

Closer Look at Microorganism Provides Insight on Carbon CyclingExternal link

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee found that microorganisms called archaea living in marine sediments use completely novel enzymes to break down organic matter into carbon dioxide. Read More »

University of Wisconsin-Madison 07.16.15University Research

As Giant Physics Machine Restarts, Essential Role for UW ContinuesExternal link

Wesley Smith, a UW-Madison physicist, is overseeing the ultrafast sifting and winnowing procedure for the CMS (compact muon solenoid) experiment, one of two general purpose detectors at history's largest scientific project, the Large Hadron Collider. Read More »

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