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08.28.14FROM THE LABS

Rubber Meets the Road With New ORNL Carbon, Battery TechnologiesExternal link

Recycled tires could see new life in lithium-ion batteries that provide power to plug-in electric vehicles and store energy produced by wind and solar, say researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read More »

Glass is a liquid that has lost its ability to flow and so instead of taking the shape of its container can itself serve as a container. 08.28.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

A Collaboration of Researchers Using Argonne Lab’s Advanced Photon Source Explain Why Some Liquids are ‘Fragile’ and Others are ‘Strong’External link

‘Fragility’ provides a clue to the mystery of what happens when a liquid turns into a glass. Read More »

08.27.14FROM THE LABS

Iron is the Key to Preserving Dinosaur Soft TissueExternal link

Researchers at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source (ALS) are studying organic material from dinosaur bones and have been able to show that the organic material in the samples contained original soft tissue material from Mesozoic dinosaurs. Read More »

08.27.14FROM THE LABS

Competition for GrapheneExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers demonstrate ultrafast charge transfer in new family of 2D semiconductors. Read More »

08.27.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Scientists Craft Atomically Seamless, Thinnest-possible Semiconductor JunctionsExternal link

University of Washington scientists have developed what they believe is the thinnest-possible semiconductor, a new class of nanoscale materials made in sheets only three atoms thick. Read More »

08.26.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Scientists Develop Water Splitter that Runs on Ordinary AAA BatteryExternal link

Scientists at Stanford University, working with collaborators at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Canadian Light Source Inc. and the University of Tennessee, have developed a low-cost, emissions-free device that efficiently splits liquid water into hydrogen and oxygen gas. Read More »

A Fermilab scientist works on the laser beams at the heart of the Holometer experiment. 08.26.14FROM THE LABS

Do We Live in a 2-D Hologram?External link

New Fermilab experiment will test the nature of the universe. Read More »

08.25.14FROM THE LABS

Catalytic Gold Nanoclusters Promise Rich Chemical YieldsExternal link

Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Carnegie Mellon scientists make stable, active catalysts. Read More »

08.25.14FROM THE LABS

Signatures of Selection Inscribed on Poplar GenomesExternal link

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), and Stephen DiFazio of West Virginia University, used a combination of genome-wide selection scans and analyses to understand the processes involved in shaping the genetic variation of natural poplar (Populus trichocarpa) populations. Read More »

08.25.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Hot-spring Bacteria Reveal Ability to Use Far-red Light for PhotosynthesisExternal link

Bacteria growing in far-red light use a previously unknown process for harvesting energy and producing oxygen from sunlight, a research team led by a Penn State scientist has discovered. Read More »

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