News Archives

Princeton University 04.08.15University Research

Frustrated Magnets – New Experiment Reveals Clues to their DiscontentExternal link

An experiment conducted by Princeton researchers has revealed an unlikely behavior in a class of materials called frustrated magnets, addressing a long-debated question about the nature of these discontented quantum materials. Read More »

Stanford University 04.08.15University Research

Arthur Bienenstock Honored with First Endowed Professorship to Link SLAC and StanfordExternal link

The holder of the Wallenberg-Bienenstock Professorship will have a joint appointment on the faculties of SLAC and a Stanford science or engineering department. The professorship honors Bienenstock for his efforts to strengthen ties between Stanford and Swedish universities. Read More »

04.07.15FROM THE LABS

Tracking Down Time MisstepsExternal link

Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, and University of Michigan developed a new technique that targets numerical errors related to time evolution in weather and climate models. Read More »

Oregon State University 04.07.15University Research

Climate Change, Plant Roots May Accelerate Carbon Loss From Soils, Say OSU ResearchersExternal link

Soil, long thought to be a semi-permanent storehouse for ancient carbon, may be releasing carbon dioxide to the atmosphere faster than anyone thought, according to Oregon State University soil scientists. Read More »

04.06.15FROM THE LABS

U.S. Scientists Celebrate the Restart of the Large Hadron ColliderExternal link

More than 1,700 U.S. scientists who work on LHC experiments – including those from Office of Science labs such as Fermilab, Brookhaven, Oak Ridge and Berkeley Lab – are prepared to join thousands of their international colleagues to study the highest-energy particle collisions ever achieved in the laboratory. Read More »

A past and present picture of 1992 National Science Bowl Champion Jason Tumlinson.04.06.15ARTICLE

Champions in Science Whose Stars Are Still Rising: Profile of Jason Tumlinson, National Science Bowl Champion 1992

For the run up to the 2015 National Science Bowl Finals April 30th to May 4th, this is the second of five profiles on previous National Science Bowl competitors and champions. Read More »

04.06.15FROM THE LABS

Accelerating Materials Discovery With World’s Largest Database of Elastic PropertiesExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have published the world’s largest set of data on the complete elastic properties of inorganic compounds, increasing by an order of magnitude the number of compounds for which such data exists. Read More »

04.06.15FROM THE LABS

“Explosive” Atom Movement is New Window into Growing Metal NanostructuresExternal link

Ames Laboratory scientists observed lead atoms unexpectedly moving collectively on a lead-on-silicon surface to explosively form nanostructures, all at low temperatures. Read More »

Iowa State University 04.06.15University Research

Iowa State Physicists Ready for the Higher Energies of Run II at the Large Hadron ColliderExternal link

Four Iowa State physicists and their team of postdoctoral research associates and graduate students are ready for some new data from the second run of the 17-miles-around collider near Geneva, Switzerland. Read More »

University California Davis 04.06.15University Research

Study at UC Davis Shows Rice Can “Borrow” Stronger Immunity From Other Plant SpeciesExternal link

Like most other plants, rice is well equipped with an effective immune system that enables it to detect and fend off disease-causing microbes. But that built-in immunity can be further boosted when the rice plant receives a receptor protein from a completely different plant species. Read More »

Last modified: 11/20/2013 6:03:07 AM