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University of Florida 07.11.16University Research

UF Chemistry Professor is First to Use Light to Make Gold Crystal NanoparticlesExternal link

A team of University of Florida researchers has figured out how gold can be used in crystals grown by light to create nanoparticles, a discovery that has major implications for industry and cancer treatment and could improve the function of pharmaceuticals, medical equipment and solar panels. Read More »

MIT University 07.08.16University Research

New Technique Provides Detailed Views of Metals’ Crystal StructureExternal link

Researchers at MIT and elsewhere have developed a new combination of methods that can provide detailed information about the microstructure of polycrystalline metals. Read More »

Penn State University 07.08.16University Research

New Clues Could Help Scientists Harness the Power of PhotosynthesisExternal link

Discovery by researchers at Penn State University could enable scientists to engineer crop plants that more efficiently harness the energy of the Sun. Read More »

University of Texas Southwestern 07.07.16University Research

Study Finds Sensing Mechanism in Food Poisoning BugExternal link

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have uncovered a mechanism that a type of pathogenic bacteria found in shellfish use to sense when they are in the human gut, where they release toxins that cause food poisoning. Read More »

University of Wisconsin-Madison 07.07.16University Research

Lessons of Lager: Yeast Origin Becomes a Complex TaleExternal link

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are studying the hybridization of yeasts, ultimately leading to a better understanding of the natural history and genetic diversity of these economically important organisms. Read More »

07.07.16User Facility

New Discovery Could Better Predict How Semiconductors Weather AbuseExternal link

Berkeley Lab scientists at DOE’s Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis are working to improve systems that efficiently convert sunlight, water and carbon dioxide into fuel. Read More »

07.07.16User Facility

Physics Researchers Question Calcium-52’s MagicExternal link

A multi-institution team led by Gaute Hagen at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory computed the size of the atomic nucleus calcium-48—a magic isotope—and found it had a significantly thinner neutron skin than was previously thought. Read More »

University California San Diego 07.07.16University Research

Researchers Improve Performance of Cathode Material by Controlling Oxygen ActivityExternal link

An international team of researchers has demonstrated a new way to increase the robustness and energy storage capability of a particular class of “lithium-rich” cathode materials—by using a carbon dioxide-based gas mixture to create oxygen vacancies at the material’s surface. Read More »

Indiana University 07.06.16University Research

Indiana University Physicists Playing Key Roles in Quest for New ParticlesExternal link

Physicists from Indiana University and Old Dominion University have released a review paper that explores the current state of knowledge on the subatomic particles, quarks and neutrinos, from experiment sites ranging from the Large Hadron Collider to Fermilab and Jefferson Lab. Read More »

Cistern Spring in Yellowstone National Park is home to the elusive archaeon Nanopusillus acidilobi. 07.05.16From the Labs

ORNL Scientists Isolate and Culture Elusive Yellowstone MicrobeExternal link

A microbial partnership thriving in an acidic hot spring in Yellowstone National Park has surrendered some of its lifestyle secrets to researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read More »

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