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Scientists used a technique to shave time off computationally expensive global climate simulations, taking advantage of the most powerful super computers. 09.26.14FROM THE LABS

More Haste, Less WasteExternal link

Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory developed a more efficient way to crunch climate numbers. Read More »

Vermont University 09.25.14University Research

Angles and AthletesExternal link

University of Vermont researchers look at the relationship between joint geometry and the risk of knee injury. Read More »

Penn State University 09.25.14University Research

2-D Materials' Crystalline Defects Key to New PropertiesExternal link

Understanding how atoms "glide" and "climb" on the surface of 2D crystals like tungsten disulphide may pave the way for researchers to develop materials with unusual or unique characteristics. Read More »


Growth of an Ultra-thin Layered Structure Offers SurprisesExternal link

Researchers from the University of Vermont recently investigated an example of “heteroepitaxial” growth, in which one material is grown on the surface of a second material that has a similar crystal structure as the first. Read More »

University California Riverside 09.24.14University Research

Finding Answers to Basic Questions About the UniverseExternal link

UC Riverside graduate students make significant contributions to particle physics research at CERN. Read More »

MIT University 09.24.14University Research

Magnetic Fields Make the Excitons Go ’RoundExternal link

MIT theorists find a new way to improve efficiency of solar cells by overcoming exciton “traps.” Read More »


Los Alamos Researchers Uncover New Properties in Nanocomposite Oxide Ceramics for Reactor Fuel, Fast-ion ConductorsExternal link

In a nanocomposite, the size of each of these grains is on the order of nanometers, roughly 1000 times smaller than the width of a human hair. Read More »


Ames Laboratory 3D Printing Technology Research Taking ShapeExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory see amazing potential in 3D printing and additive manufacturing, and are focusing research toward further advances in the technology. Read More »

Stanford University 09.23.14University Research

Stanford Researchers Create 'Evolved' Protein That May Stop Cancer From SpreadingExternal link

Experimental therapy stopped the metastasis of breast and ovarian cancers in lab mice, pointing toward a safe and effective alternative to chemotherapy. Read More »

Penn State University 09.23.14University Research

Sparkling Threads With Exceptional PropertiesExternal link

Penn State University researchers create super-strong, super-thin diamond nanothreads. Read More »

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