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New Hampshire University 04.01.15University Research

UNH Geologist Identifies New Source of Methane for Gas Hydrates in ArcticExternal link

Research led by a University of New Hampshire professor has identified a new source of methane for gas -- hydrates ice-like substances found in sediment that trap methane within the crystal structure of frozen water -- in the Arctic Ocean. Read More »

This artistic rendering shows an iron-centered molecule that is severed by laser light. 04.01.15FROM THE LABS

Scientists Track Ultrafast Creation of a Catalyst with X-ray LaserExternal link

Chemical transformations driven by light provide key insight to steps in solar-energy conversion. Read More »

Complete nanobatteries are formed in each nanopore of a dense nanopore array (2 billion per square centimeter).04.01.15Science Highlights

Precision Nanobatteries by the Billions

Tiny batteries made in nanopores manage ions and electrons for high power and extended life. Read More »

Map of carbon dioxide dissolution across the Bravo Dome gas field.04.01.15Science Highlights

Carbon Sequestration in New Mexico’s Bravo Dome

Study of natural reservoir provides new clues for the long-term viability of geological carbon dioxide storage. Read More »

Rendering of carbon nanothreads as suggested by characterization techniques.04.01.15Science Highlights

Carbon Nanothreads from Compressed Benzene

One-dimensional material has a diamond-like building block. Read More »

The new patent includes a compact programmable NANOrotator that allows the fabrication of “smart” tips.04.01.15Science Highlights

Chemical Fingerprinting of Materials Takes More Than Just a Dab of Ink

Researchers patent new x-ray microscopy technology to “see” both the chemical and physical aspects of materials. Read More »

2002 National Science Bowl championship high school team pictured on the left and Steven Sivek profile picture on the right.03.30.15ARTICLE

Champions in Science Whose Stars Are Still Rising: Profile of Steven Sivek, National Science Bowl Champion 2002

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

03.30.15FROM THE LABS

Scientists Developed Global Model on the Role of Human Activity and Weather on Vegetation FiresExternal link

An international team of researchers led by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory working at the Joint Global Change Research Institute developed a new model on vegetation fires that will improve understanding of such fires around the world today. Read More »

03.27.15FROM THE LABS

Using Magnetic Fields to Understand High-temperature SuperconductivityExternal link

Taking our understanding of quantum matter to new levels, scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory are exposing high-temperature superconductors to very high magnetic fields, changing the temperature at which the materials become perfectly conducting and revealing unique properties of these substances. Read More »

University of Wisconsin-Madison 03.27.15University Research

Discovery Could Yield More Efficient Portable Electronics and Solar CellsExternal link

A team of chemists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison has set the stage for more efficient and sturdier portable electronic devices and possibly a new generation of solar cells based on organic materials. Read More »

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