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04.27.15FROM THE LABS

An Improvement to the Global Standard for Modeling Fusion PlasmasExternal link

Mario Podestà, a staff physicist at the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), has updated the worldwide computer program known as TRANSP to better simulate the interaction between energetic particles and instabilities – disturbances in plasma that can halt fusion reactions. Read More »

University of Georgia 04.27.15University Research

UGA Researchers Growing Trees Faster and Easier to Turn Into FuelExternal link

A team of researchers at the University of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Bioenergy Science Center in Tennessee have surprising answers about the potential to manipulate the genetics in trees to work to our advantage. Read More »

Drexel University 04.24.15University Research

Putting a New Spin on Computing MemoryExternal link

A team of researchers at Drexel University is searching for a deeper understanding of a new class of materials whose magnetism can essentially be controlled by the flick of a switch. Read More »

04.24.15FROM THE LABS

Ames Laboratory Scientists Create Cheaper Magnetic Material for Cars, Wind TurbinesExternal link

Karl A. Gschneidner and fellow scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have created a new magnetic alloy that is an alternative to traditional rare-earth permanent magnets. Read More »

04.24.15FROM THE LABS

ORNL Reports Method That Takes Quantum Sensing to New LevelExternal link

Thermal imaging, microscopy and ultra-trace sensing could take a quantum leap with a technique developed by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read More »

04.24.15FROM THE LABS

X-ray Study May Aid in Designing Better Blood Pressure DrugsExternal link

An experiment at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has revealed in atomic detail how a hypertension drug binds to a cellular receptor that plays a key role in regulating blood pressure. The results could help scientists design new drugs that better control blood pressure while limiting side effects. Read More »

04.23.15FROM THE LABS

Extreme Cold and Shipwreck LeadExternal link

Scientists have proven the concept of the CUORE experiment, which will study neutrinos with the world’s coldest detector and ancient lead. Read More »

04.23.15FROM THE LABS

NERSC, Cray Move Forward With Next-Generation Scientific ComputingExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Research Scientific Computing (NERSC) Center and Cray Inc. announced today that they have finalized a new contract for a Cray XC40 supercomputer that will be the first NERSC system installed in the newly built Computational Research and Theory facility at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Read More »

Carnegie Institution for Science 04.23.15University Research

From Metal to Insulator and Back AgainExternal link

New work from Carnegie’s Russell Hemley and Ivan Naumov hones in on the physics underlying the recently discovered fact that some metals stop being metallic under pressure. Read More »

The Brookhaven team used nanosized building blocks—cubes or octahedrons—decorated with DNA tethers to coordinate the assembly of spherical nanoparticles coated with complementary DNA strands. 04.23.15FROM THE LABS

Scientists at Brookhaven National Lab Use Nanoscale Building Blocks and DNA 'Glue' to Shape 3D SuperlatticesExternal link

New approach to designing ordered composite materials for possible energy applications. Read More »

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