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Georgia Tech University 10.16.14University Research

Researchers Develop World’s Thinnest Electric GeneratorExternal link

Columbia Engineering and the Georgia Institute of Technology have created a unique electric generator, which could open the door to mechanosensation devices that are optically transparent, extremely light, and very bendable and stretchable. Read More »

Washington State University 10.16.14University Research

New Catalyst Could Improve Biofuels ProductionExternal link

Washington State University researchers have developed a new catalyst that could lead to making biofuels cheaply and more efficiently. Read More »


Dispelling a Misconception About Mg-Ion BatteriesExternal link

Supercomputer simulations at Berkeley Lab provide a path to better designs. Read More »


ORNL Research Reveals Unique Capabilities of 3-D PrintingExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated an additive manufacturing method to control the structure and properties of metal components with precision unmatched by conventional manufacturing processes. Read More »


Dust Takes Detour on Ice-Cloud JourneyExternal link

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Lab found that pollution-coated particles bypass ice formation, but influence clouds. Read More »


A Global Natural Gas Boom Alone Won't Slow Climate ChangeExternal link

Comprehensive analysis at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory shows that natural gas could displace both coal and low-emitting energy sources over the long term Read More »


Séamus Davis Selected to Receive New Grant for Exploring Exotic Quantum PhenomenaExternal link

Davis will receive $1.8 Million over five years to explore new problems in quantum physics, to develop new techniques to probe the quantum matter in different kinds of materials, and possibly to delve into the quantum nature of space-time itself. Read More »

Stanford University 10.14.14University Research

Stanford Scientists Create a 'Smart' Lithium-ion Battery That Warns of Potential Fire HazardsExternal link

Stanford's Yi Cui and colleagues have created a lithium-ion battery that alerts users of potential overheating and fire. Read More »


ORNL Researchers Make First Observation of Atoms Moving Inside Bulk MaterialExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have obtained the first direct observations of atomic diffusion inside a bulk material. Read More »

Graphene's hexagonal structure makes it an excellent lubricant. 10.14.14FROM THE LABS

Slippery When Dry: Graphene Proves a Long-lasting LubricantExternal link

Argonne National Laboratory has identified the properties of a newer, exceptionally wear-resistant substance that works in a broader range of environments. Read More »

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