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Left: Structure of TSPO (colorful 01.29.15From the Labs

New Clues About a Brain Protein with High Affinity for ValiumExternal link

High-resolution structure revealed by the National Synchrotron Light Source at Brookhaven Lab could lead to design of more effective drugs with fewer side effects. Read More »

Michigan University 01.29.15University Research

Spiky 'Hedgehog Particles' for Safer Paints, Fewer VOC EmissionsExternal link

A new process developed by a team of University of Michigan engineers can sprout microscopic spikes on nearly any type of particle may lead to more environmentally friendly paints and a variety of other innovations. Read More »

01.28.15From the Labs

Nanoscale Mirrored Cavities Amplify, Connect Quantum MemoriesExternal link

The idea of computing systems based on controlling atomic spins just got a boost from new research performed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory. Read More »

University of Tennessee Knoxville 01.28.15University Research

UT Engineers Helping ORNL with Key Sustainable Energy RiddleExternal link

One of the key holdups in the march toward more efficient sustainable energy could soon be answered thanks, in part, to UT researchers. Read More »

01.28.15User Facility

ORNL Researchers Tune Friction in Ionic Solids at the NanoscaleExternal link

Experiments conducted by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have uncovered a way of controlling friction on ionic surfaces at the nanoscale using electrical stimulation and ambient water vapor. Read More »

01.27.15From the Labs

New Pathway of ValleytronicsExternal link

A potential avenue to quantum computing currently generating quite the buzz in the high-tech industry is “valleytronics,” in which information is coded based on the wavelike motion of electrons moving through certain two-dimensional (2D) semiconductors. Read More »

Minnesota University 01.27.15University Research

Researchers Identify Materials to Improve Biofuel and Petroleum ProcessingExternal link

Using one of the largest supercomputers in the world, a team of researchers led by the University of Minnesota has identified potential materials that could improve the production of ethanol and petroleum products Read More »

MIT University 01.27.15University Research

Sequestration on Shaky GroundExternal link

Study at MIT finds a natural impediment to the long-term sequestration of carbon dioxide. Read More »

APS fellow logo. 01.26.15From the Labs

Office of Science Salutes New APS Fellows.pdf file (34KB)

Thirty-two researchers from DOE national labs are elected as American Physical Society Fellows. Read More »

01.26.15From the Labs

How Ionic: Scaffolding is in Charge of Calcium Carbonate CrystalsExternal link

Using a powerful microscope that lets researchers see the formation of crystals in real time, a team led by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that negatively charged molecules — such as carbohydrates found in the shells of mollusks — control where, when, and how calcium carbonate forms. Read More »

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