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12.02.13FROM THE LABS

Newly ID’d Protein Provides Target for Antibiotic-Resistant Hospital BacteriumExternal link

Researchers have made inroads into tackling a bacterium that plagues hospitals and is highly resistant to most antibiotics. They determined the 3-D structure and likely function of a new protein in this common bacterium that attacks those with compromised immune systems.
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The Penning trap was used to precisely measure the masses of isotopes provided by CARIBU.12.01.13Science Highlights

Modeling Cosmic Nucleosynthesis

First measurements of isotopes produced by Argonne’s new CARIBU facility provide insight into the creation of the elements in the universe. Read More »

Scanning electron microscope image of sulfur graphene oxide.11.27.13Stories of Discovery & Innovation

Toward 300 Miles on a Single Charge?

Berkeley Lab scientists design a high-performance, long cycle-life lithium-sulfur battery. Read More »

11.27.13FROM THE LABS

How Scavenging Fungi Became a Plant’s Best Friend

Glomeromycota is an ancient lineage of fungi that has a symbiotic relationship with roots that goes back nearly 420 million years to the earliest plants. More than two thirds of the world’s plants depend on this soil-dwelling symbiotic fungus to survive, including critical agricultural crops such as wheat, cassava, and rice. Read More »

11.26.13FROM THE LABS

Lingering Clouds, Lasting AnswersExternal link

PNNL study shows why pollution results in larger, deeper and longer lasting storm clouds, leading to colder days and warmer nights. Read More »

11.25.13FROM THE LABS

What happens at Oak Ridge National Lab and why does it matter?External link

Hear from the scientists themselves in this new video. Read More »

Brookhaven Lab physicist Antonio Checco.11.25.13ARTICLE

Singin’ in the Rain

Ultra water-repellent material developed at Brookhaven Lab may lead to many warming applications. Read More »

11.22.13FROM THE LABS

Will 2-D Tin be the Next Super Material?External link

Theorists predict new single-layer material could go beyond graphene, conducting electricity with 100 percent efficiency at room temperature. Read More »

This prototype lithium ion battery, made in a Stanford lab, contains a silicon electrode protected with a coating of self-healing polymer. 11.21.13FROM THE LABS

Scientists Invent Self-Healing Battery ElectrodeExternal link

Researchers have made the first battery electrode that heals itself, opening a new and potentially commercially viable path for making the next generation of lithium ion batteries. Read More »

11.20.13FROM THE LABS

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Seeks to Enhance Tiny Engine Performance for MilitaryExternal link

Oak Ridge National Laboratory engineers are trying to improve efficiency and performance in tiny engines in remote-controlled airplanes that have applications for aerial military surveillance. Read More »

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