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Rice University 09.17.14University Research

Scientists Refine Formula for Nanotube TypesExternal link

Rice University theorists determine factors that give tubes their chiral angles. Read More »

09.17.14FROM THE LABS

How Chemicals Spread in SoilsExternal link

A group of researchers from multiple institutions including EMSL, the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories and Los Alamos National Laboratory have developed models of how water and chemicals flow in soils, which could help capture the spread of underground contaminants. Read More »

Stanford University 09.16.14University Research

Stanford Engineers Help Describe Key Mechanism in Energy and Information StorageExternal link

Work could inform research that leads to longer-lasting batteries or higher-capacity memory devices. Read More »

09.16.14FROM THE LABS

Elusive Quantum Transformations Found Near Absolute ZeroExternal link

Brookhaven Lab and Stony Brook University researchers measure the quantum fluctuations behind a novel magnetic material's ultra-cold ferromagnetic phase transition. Read More »

09.16.14FROM THE LABS

Decoding Virus-Host Interactions in the Oxygen-Starved OceanExternal link

In a first of its kind study, exploiting the unique strength of single-cell genomics, the DOE Joint Genome Institute and collaborators at the University of Arizona and the University of British Columbia explored virus-host dynamics to reveal that viruses appear to be much more key to marine microbial ecology below sunlit surface waters than suspected. Read More »

An inexpensive 3D-printed microscope attached to a cell phone shows the epidermis of an onion magnified 350 times. 09.16.14FROM THE LABS

Want to Print Your Own Cell Phone Microscope for Pennies?External link

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has developed a sleek, simple and inexpensive way to turn a cell phone into a high powered, high quality microscope that can be used to identify biological samples in the field. Read More »

An apparatus used to charge lithium ion coin cell batteries at various rates with different levels of current. 09.15.14FROM THE LABS

Study Sheds New Light on Why Batteries Go BadExternal link

Rapid charging and draining doesn’t damage lithium ion electrode as much as thought. Read More »

09.15.14FROM THE LABS

Imaging Fuel Injectors with NeutronsExternal link

A team from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is attempting to make the first-ever neutron images of cavitation, the physical event that leads to bubble/gas formation, inside the body of a gasoline fuel injector. Read More »

09.11.14FROM THE LABS

Advanced Light Source Sets Microscopy RecordExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers achieve highest resolution ever with x-ray microscopy. Read More »

Princeton University 09.10.14University Research

PPPL Scientists Take Key Step Toward Solving a Major Astrophysical MysteryExternal link

Understanding how reconnection transforms magnetic energy into explosive particle energy has been a major unsolved problem in plasma astrophysics. Read More »

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