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Connecticut University 03.27.15University Research

Physicists Solve Low-Temperature Magnetic MysteryExternal link

Researchers at the University of Connecticut have made an experimental breakthrough in explaining a rare property of an exotic magnetic material, potentially opening a path to a host of new technologies Read More »

Researchers created nanopores in graphene (red, and enlarged in the circle to highlight its honeycomb structure) that are stabilized with silicon atoms (yellow) and showed their porous membrane could desalinate seawater. 03.27.15From the Labs

Demonstrating Desalination with Nanoporous Graphene MembraneExternal link

A team led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has demonstrated an energy-efficient desalination technology that uses a porous membrane made of strong, slim graphene—a carbon honeycomb one atom thick. Read More »

03.27.15From the Labs

Protein Shake-upExternal link

One intrinsically disordered protein, beta-catenin, is of particular interest to researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where they will be conducting neutron scattering and supercomputing studies to further uncover its role in cancer. Read More »

03.27.15From the Labs

Copper Atoms Bring a Potential New Battery Material to LifeExternal link

Scientists at Brookhaven National Lab track electrochemical reactions in cutting-edge battery materials in real time using "in-operando" synchrotron techniques, revealing important clues for the future design and development of more powerful, longer-lasting lithium-ion batteries. Read More »

03.26.15From the Labs

Researchers Use Mira to Peer Inside High-temperature SuperconductorsExternal link

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) are using supercomputing resources at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), a DOE Office of Science User Facility, to shed light on the mysterious nature of high-temperature superconductors. Read More »

Arizona State University 03.26.15University Research

Study Reveals Novel Technique for Handling MoleculesExternal link

Researchers at Arizona State University describe a new technique that offers a significant advance over conventional methods of sorting biomolecules, which typically involve molecular modification, numerous experimental steps and energy input from external sources. Read More »

University of William & Mary 03.26.15University Research

Grad Student Works Toward Next Generation Particle AcceleratorExternal link

Matthew Burton, a graduate student at William and Mary, is part of the effort to build a better accelerator at Jefferson Lab. Read More »

03.26.15From the Labs

The Dawn of DUNEExternal link

The neutrino experiment formerly known as LBNE has transformed. Since January, its collaboration has gained about 50 new member institutions, elected two new spokespersons and chosen a new name: Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, or DUNE. Read More »

03.25.15From the Labs

A Tale of Two Colliders, One Thesis, Two Awards—and a Physics MysteryExternal link

Results from two complementary colliders provide fodder for one double-award-winning Ph.D. thesis and an intriguing physics puzzle. Read More »

Washington University 03.25.15University Research

UW Scientists Build a Nanolaser Using a Single Atomic SheetExternal link

University of Washington scientists have built a new nanometer-sized laser — using the thinnest semiconductor available today — that is energy efficient, easy to build and compatible with existing electronics. Read More »

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