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Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis 12.12.14University Research

Proteins Stepping on "Landmines": How They Survive the Immense Heat They CreateExternal link

How do some proteins survive the extreme heat generated when they catalyze reactions that can happen as many as a million times per second? Work by researchers from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and the University of California Berkeley provides an explosive answer to this important question. Read More »

12.12.14From the Labs

Earth’s Most Abundant Mineral Finally Has A NameExternal link

A team of scientists led by Oliver Tschauner, a mineralogist at the University of Las Vegas, clarified the definition of the Earth's most abundant mineral – a high-density form of magnesium iron silicate, now called Bridgmanite – and defined estimated constraint ranges for its formation Read More »

Oregon State University 12.12.14University Research

New Technology Tracks Carcinogens As They Move Through the BodyExternal link

Researchers at Oregon State for the first time have developed a method to track through the human body the movement of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs, as extraordinarily tiny amounts of these potential carcinogens are biologically processed and eliminated. Read More »

University California San Diego 12.11.14University Research

Physicists Explain Puzzling Particle CollisionsExternal link

A team at UC San Diego create a modification that simplifies one piece of the standard mathematical model of particle physics Read More »

University California Riverside 12.11.14University Research

Case Western Reserve Scientists Find Key to Vitamin A MetabolismExternal link

Enzymatic activity essential for vision may provide target for drug transport. Read More »

12.10.14From the Labs

Argonne, Convergent and Cummins Cooperate to Discover the Secrets of Fuel InjectorsExternal link

A team of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has created integrated modeling of the fluid dynamics of fuel injectors in modern engines. Read More »

North Carolina State University 12.10.14University Research

Moving Toward A Cheaper, Better Catalyst for Hydrogen ProductionExternal link

Researchers at NC State have provided new insights into the catalytic characteristics of molybdenum sulfide, a promising alternative to the platinum used in current water-splitting reactions. Read More »

12.10.14From the Labs

Study May Help Slow the Spread of FluExternal link

An important study conducted in part at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory may lead to new, more effective vaccines and medicines by revealing detailed information about how a flu antibody binds to a wide variety of flu viruses. Read More »

Washington University in St. Louis 12.10.14University Research

Hunting For Dark Matter in a Gold MineExternal link

Distinctively timed flashes of light in a vat of xenon might betray the presence of dark-matter particles. Read More »

This illustration depicts an experiment at SLAC that revealed how a protein from photosynthetic bacteria changes shape in response to light. 12.09.14From the Labs

X-ray Laser Reveals How Bacterial Protein Morphs in Response to LightExternal link

A series of super-sharp snapshots demonstrates a new tool for tracking life's chemistry. Read More »

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