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Washington University in St. Louis 10.20.14University Research

Winning By Losing: School of Engineering Scientists Find a Way to Improve Laser PerformanceExternal link

Scientists from the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis have shown a new way to reverse or eliminate energy loss by, ironically, adding loss to a laser system to actually reap energy gains. Read More »


Atomic Trigger Shatters Mystery of How Glass DeformsExternal link

A new study at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has cracked one mystery of glass to shed light on the mechanism that triggers its deformation before shattering. Read More »

New transatlantic links being installed by DOE’s Energy Sciences Network will provide greater connectivity for scientists at U.S. National Laboratories with research facilities and collaborators in Europe. 10.20.14FROM THE LABS

DOE’s High-Speed Network to Boost Big Data Transfers by Extending 100G Connectivity Across AtlanticExternal link

New capabilities improve network speeds between European facilities and U.S. research sites, including Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Brookhaven National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.
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Could I Squeeze By You? Ames Laboratory Scientists Model Molecular Movement Within Narrow Channels of Mesoporous NanoparticlesExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have developed deeper understanding of the ideal design for mesoporous nanoparticles used in catalytic reactions, such as hydrocarbon conversion to biofuels. Read More »


Protons Hog the Momentum in Neutron-Rich NucleiExternal link

A team of researchers, including scientists from Old Dominion University, Penn State and Florida International University, used data from experiments at Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility to show that protons and neutrons that have briefly paired up in the nucleus have higher-average momentum. Read More »

Georgia Tech University 10.16.14University Research

Researchers Develop World’s Thinnest Electric GeneratorExternal link

Columbia Engineering and the Georgia Institute of Technology have created a unique electric generator, which could open the door to mechanosensation devices that are optically transparent, extremely light, and very bendable and stretchable. Read More »

Washington State University 10.16.14University Research

New Catalyst Could Improve Biofuels ProductionExternal link

Washington State University researchers have developed a new catalyst that could lead to making biofuels cheaply and more efficiently. Read More »


Dispelling a Misconception About Mg-Ion BatteriesExternal link

Supercomputer simulations at Berkeley Lab provide a path to better designs. Read More »


ORNL Research Reveals Unique Capabilities of 3-D PrintingExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated an additive manufacturing method to control the structure and properties of metal components with precision unmatched by conventional manufacturing processes. Read More »


Dust Takes Detour on Ice-Cloud JourneyExternal link

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Lab found that pollution-coated particles bypass ice formation, but influence clouds. Read More »

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