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12.30.14From the Labs

The Quality of LightExternal link

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and The Pennsylvania State University are closely studying one of these photosynthetic species of fast-growing cyanobacteria using advanced tools developed at PNNL to determine the optimum environment that contributes to record growth and productivity. Read More »

Rochester University 12.30.14University Research

Researchers Show Neutrinos Can Deliver Not Only Full-on Hits But Also ‘Glancing Blows’External link

In what they call a “weird little corner” of the already weird world of neutrinos, Rochester University physicists have found evidence that these tiny particles might be involved in a surprising reaction. Read More »

12.29.14From the Labs

Microscopy Reveals How Atom-High Steps Impede Oxidation of Metal SurfacesExternal link

A new study performed by a team led by Guangwen Zhou of Binghamton University, in collaboration with Peter Sutter of the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory reveals that certain features of metal surfaces can stop the process of oxidation in its tracks. Read More »

Michigan University 12.29.14University Research

World’s Most Complex Crystal Simulated at U-MichiganExternal link

The most complicated crystal structure ever produced in a computer simulation has been achieved by researchers at the University of Michigan. Read More »

Penn State University 12.24.14University Research

"Mind the Gap" Between Atomically Thin MaterialsExternal link

For the first time, the Penn State researchers grew a single atomic layer of tungsten diselenide on a one- atom-thick substrate of graphene with pristine interfaces between the two layers. Read More »

University Center for Atmospheric Research 12.23.14University Research

Coral Reveals Long-term Link Between Pacific Winds, Global ClimateExternal link

New research led by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and the University of Arizona (UA) indicates that shifts in Pacific trade winds played a key role in twentieth century climate variation, a sign that they may again be influencing global temperatures. Read More »

MIT University 12.23.14University Research

Trapping Light with a TwisterExternal link

New understanding of how to halt photons could lead to miniature particle accelerators, improved data transmission. Read More »

12.23.14From the Labs

Breakthrough in Predictions of Pressure-dependent Combustion Chemical ReactionsExternal link

Researchers at Sandia and Argonne national laboratories have demonstrated, for the first time, a method to successfully predict pressure-dependent chemical reaction rates. Read More »

Oregon University 12.22.14University Research

Oregon Researchers Glimpse Pathway of Sunlight to ElectricityExternal link

Collaboration with Lund University uses modified UO spectroscopy equipment to study 'maze' of connections in photoactive quantum dots. Read More »

Research on blight resistance could one day return American chestnuts to holiday firesides. 12.22.14From the Labs

Chestnuts Roasting on an Open FireExternal link

Oak Ridge National Lab work with scientists funded by The American Chestnut Foundation confirms increased blight-resistance of former forest giant. Read More »

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