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MIT University 06.02.15University Research

A New Tool Developed at MIT Measures the Distance Between Phonon CollisionsExternal link

Tabletop setup provides more nuanced picture of heat production in microelectronics. Read More »

Virginia Commonwealth University 06.02.15University Research

Researchers Synthesize Magnetic Nanoparticles That Could Offer Alternative to Rare Earth MagnetsExternal link

A team of scientists at Virginia Commonwealth University has synthesized a powerful new magnetic material that could reduce the dependence of the United States and other nations on rare earth elements produced by China. Read More »

06.02.15FROM THE LABS

Giant Structures Called Plasmoids Could Simplify the Design of Future TokamaksExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have for the first time simulated the formation of structures called "plasmoids" during Coaxial Helicity Injection (CHI), a process that could simplify the design of fusion facilities known as tokamaks. Read More »

Stanford University 06.01.15University Research

New 'Designer Carbon' from Stanford Boosts Battery PerformanceExternal link

Stanford scientists have created a new carbon material that significantly improves the performance of batteries and supercapacitors. Read More »

06.01.15USER FACILITY

Using Robots at Berkeley Lab, Scientists Assemble Promising Antimicrobial CompoundsExternal link

Researchers from Denmark’s Roskilde University used the first-class capabilities of the Molecular Foundry – an Office of Science User Facility – to create new compounds which may eventually be useful against drug-resistant bacteria. Read More »

06.01.15FROM THE LABS

Meraculous: Deciphering the ‘Book of Life’ With SupercomputersExternal link

By applying some novel algorithms, computational techniques and the innovative programming language Unified Parallel C (UPC) to the cutting-edge de novo genome assembly tool Meraculous, a team of scientists from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)’s Computational Research Division (CRD), Joint Genome Institute (JGI) and UC Berkeley, simplified and sped up genome assembly, reducing a months-long process to mere minutes. Read More »

Nucleobases (shown here is thymine) encode genetic information inside DNA.06.01.15Science Highlights

Molecular Sunscreen: How DNA Protects Itself from UV Light

X-ray pulses from the Linac Coherent Light Source probe the molecular dynamics of photoexcitation. Read More »

The STAR detector measures the energy and angle of the electron from the W boson decay produced in the proton-proton collision.06.01.15Science Highlights

Antiquark Makes Positive Contribution to Proton Spin

Scientists shed new light on a proton's spin, refining our understanding of nuclear physics. Read More »

Diamond optical cavities allow laser light (green arrow) to excite electrons on atoms held within the cavities, transferring information about the atoms outward via light (red arrow).06.01.15Science Highlights

Miniscule Mirrored Cavities Connect Quantum Memories

New structures could accelerate progress toward faster computing and high-security data transfer across fiber optic networks. Read More »

Members of the DCal installation team in the ALICE detector.06.01.15Science Highlights

Jetting into the Moments after the Big Bang

Upgraded capabilities ready to explore quarks and gluons ready at the Large Hadron Collider. Read More »

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