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11.10.14From the Labs

ORNL Materials Researchers Get First Look at Atom-thin BoundariesExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have made the first direct observations of a one-dimensional boundary separating two different, atom-thin materials, enabling studies of long-theorized phenomena at these interfaces.
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11.10.14User Facility

Termite of the Sea’s Wood Destruction Strategy RevealedExternal link

For bioenergy researchers, including scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), a DOE Office of Science User Facility, the shipworm’s destructive capabilities could prove useful for the industrial production of advanced biofuels from woody plant mass. Read More »

11.07.14User Facility

Discovering the UndiscoveredExternal link

Researchers at the Joint Genome Institute advance new tools to fill the microbial tree of life. Read More »

Stanford University 11.07.14University Research

Stanford Engineers Use Technique From Petrochemical Industry to Store Solar EnergyExternal link

Chemical engineers at Stanford have designed a catalyst that could help produce vast quantities of pure hydrogen through electrolysis. Read More »

New York University 11.06.14University Research

Scientists Find Transitions Between States of Matter Are ComplicatedExternal link

The seemingly simple process of phase changes—those transitions between states of matter—is more complex than previously known, according to research based at Princeton University, Peking University and New York University. Read More »

11.06.14From the Labs

Golden Approach to High-speed DNA ReadingExternal link

Researchers with Berkeley Lab and the University of California Berkeley create unique graphene nanopores with optical antennas for DNA sequencing. Read More »

11.05.14From the Labs

Mountains and Winds Confound Particle DistributionExternal link

Data gathered by scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and their collaborators show that local recirculation patterns, rather than the long-range transport of pollutants, create layers of aerosols above California’s Central Valley. Read More »

This simulation depicts two electron bunches - containing 5 billion to 6 billion electrons each – that were accelerated by a laser-generated column of plasma inside an oven of hot lithium gas during experiments at SLAC. 11.05.14From the Labs

Researchers Hit Milestone in Accelerating Particles with PlasmaExternal link

SLAC demonstration shows technique is powerful, efficient enough to drive future particle accelerators. Read More »

Purdue University 11.05.14University Research

Study Gets to the Roots of Plants' Natural SunscreenExternal link

A new study at Purdue University examined the properties and mechanics of the molecule plants use to absorb harmful ultraviolet-B radiation, and its SPF rating would be off the charts. Read More »

University California Riverside 11.04.14University Research

Dark Matter May Be MassiveExternal link

Case Western Reserve University theorists suggest the Standard Model may account for the stuff. Read More »

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