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University of Utah 09.22.14University Research

Nuclear Spins Control Current in Plastic LEDExternal link

University of Utah physicists are making steps toward quantum computing, spintronic memory, and better displays. Read MoreExternal linkage

Chicago University 09.22.14University Research

UChicago-Argonne National Lab Team Improves Solar-cell EfficiencyExternal link

Researchers identified a new polymer—a type of large molecule that forms plastics and other familiar materials—that improved the efficiency of solar cells. Read MoreExternal linkage

The City College of New York 09.19.14University Research

Oxides Discovered by CCNY Team Could Advance Memory DevicesExternal link

Researchers at The City College of New York led by chemist Stephen O’Brien have discovered new complex oxides that exhibit both magnetic and ferroelectric properties. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.19.14From the Labs

A Nanosized Hydrogen GeneratorExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have created a small scale “hydrogen generator” that uses light and a two-dimensional graphene platform to boost production of the hard-to-make element. Read MoreExternal linkage

A photo of a satellite orbiting earth. 09.18.14Article

Pursuit of Dark Matter Progresses at AMSExternal link

A possible sign of dark matter will eventually become clear, according to promising signs from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.18.14From the Labs

Novel Capability Enables First Test of Real Turbine Engine ConditionsExternal link

Manufactures of turbine engines for airplanes, automobiles and electric generation plants could expedite the development of more durable, energy-efficient turbine blades thanks to a partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, the German Aerospace Center and the universities of Central Florida and Cleveland State. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.18.14From the Labs

Improving Plant-based Battery with Neutrons and SimulationsExternal link

Researchers at ORNL and the University of Tennessee are studying the structure of plant-based battery materials by combining neutron experiments and supercomputer simulations. Read MoreExternal linkage

Rice University 09.17.14University Research

Scientists Refine Formula for Nanotube TypesExternal link

Rice University theorists determine factors that give tubes their chiral angles. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.17.14From the Labs

How Chemicals Spread in SoilsExternal link

A group of researchers from multiple institutions including EMSL, the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories and Los Alamos National Laboratory have developed models of how water and chemicals flow in soils, which could help capture the spread of underground contaminants. Read MoreExternal linkage

Stanford University 09.16.14University Research

Stanford Engineers Help Describe Key Mechanism in Energy and Information StorageExternal link

Work could inform research that leads to longer-lasting batteries or higher-capacity memory devices. Read MoreExternal linkage

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