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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 »

Schematic illustration of cylinder-forming diblock copolymers...02.01.13Science Highlights

Design Principles Revealed for a New Class of Functional Biomaterials

Ordered arrays of functional proteins with designed molecular properties created through self-assembly by combining proteins and synthetic polymers. Read More »

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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