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University California Irvine 08.19.15University Research

UCI, NASA Researchers Find Link Between Devastating Hurricanes and Amazon Fire RiskExternal link

Warmer-than-usual waters in North Atlantic contribute to both phenomena. Read More »


Viral ComparisonsExternal link

A team of comparative genomics and computational science researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are exploring the viral universe with methods that sample and sequence the genomes of different viral species in a matter of hours. Read More »


Optimizing Biofuel Production in YeastExternal link

Researchers at the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are finding important new insights into the metabolic processes of yeasts, which could make them better producers of biofuels. Read More »


Major Innovation in Molecular Imaging Delivers Spatial and Spectral Info SimultaneouslyExternal link

Berkeley Lab scientist invents technique to combine spectroscopy with super-resolution microscopy, enabling new ways to examine cell structures and study diseases. Read More »


The Future of ForecastingExternal link

Researchers from the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) have used the Titan supercomputer, located at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to refine their weather prediction model, the Integrated Forecasting System (IFS), in hopes of further understanding their future computational needs for more localized weather forecasts. Read More »

Purdue University 08.18.15University Research

Challenge to Classic Theory of 'Organic' Solar Cells Could Improve EfficiencyExternal link

New research findings at Purdue University contradict a fundamental assumption about the functioning of "organic" solar cells made of low-cost plastics, suggesting a new strategy for creating inexpensive solar technology. Read More »

This illustration shows a protein complex at work in brain signaling. It contains two joined protein complexes: SNARE, shown in blue, red, and green, and synaptotagmin-1, shown in orange. 08.17.15FROM THE LABS

Scientists Discover Atomic-Resolution Details of Brain SignalingExternal link

X-ray laser experiment at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory reveals never-before seen neural messaging details which could help in designing new drugs for brain disorders. Read More »


Dark Energy Survey Finds More Celestial NeighborsExternal link

Scientists on the Dark Energy Survey, using one of the world’s most powerful digital cameras, have discovered eight more faint celestial objects hovering near our Milky Way galaxy. Read More »

08.17.15User Facility

Surprising Discoveries About 2D Molybdenum DisulfideExternal link

Scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have used a unique nano-optical probe to study the effects of illumination on two-dimensional semiconductors at the molecular level. Read More »

Mississippi State University 08.17.15University Research

MSU, Argonne Sign MOU for Joint Energy ResearchExternal link

A new partnership between Mississippi State University and Argonne National Laboratory has made the university home to a major regional joint research initiative. Read More »

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