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06.01.16From the Labs

Physicist Fatima Ebrahimi Conducts Computer Simulations That Indicate the Efficiency of an Innovative Fusion Start-Up TechniqueExternal link

Physicist Fatima Ebrahimi at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and Princeton University has for the first time performed computer simulations indicating the efficiency of a start-up technique for doughnut-shaped fusion machines known as tokamaks. Read More »

Yale University 05.31.16University Research

PROSPECT Experiment will Search for Sterile Neutrinos, Thanks to $3M DOE GrantExternal link

Buoyed by a U.S. Department of Energy grant from the Office of High Energy Physics, a Yale University-led experiment will explore key questions about the tiny particles called neutrinos — and potentially improve the way we monitor and safeguard nuclear reactors in the process. Read More »

University of Miami 05.31.16University Research

UM Researcher Embarks on Field Campaign to Study Effects of Smoke on Earth’s ClimateExternal link

A scientist at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is leading an upcoming international research campaign to study a significant contributor to regional climate warming - smoke. Read More »

05.31.16From the Labs

ORNL Researchers Use Strain to Engineer First High-Performance, Two-Way Oxide CatalystExternal link

A research team led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has created the first high-performance, two-way oxide catalyst and filed a patent application for the invention. Read More »

MIT University 05.31.16University Research

New Concept Turns Battery Technology Upside-DownExternal link

A new approach to the design of a liquid battery, using a passive, gravity-fed arrangement similar to an old-fashioned hourglass, could offer great advantages due to the system’s low cost and the simplicity of its design and operation, says a team of MIT researchers who have made a demonstration version of the new battery. Read More »

05.27.16User Facility

Cuing Environmental Responses in FungiExternal link

Work led by researchers at the DOE JGI in collaboration with scientists from 31 research centers and universities in 13 countries has captured the genomic sequences of the Mucoromycotina fungi, allowing researchers to build a foundation for translating the fungi genomic potential into practical applications. Read More »

Washington State University 05.27.16University Research

Researchers Shed Light on Important Catalyst StructureExternal link

Washington State University and Tufts University researchers have developed a model of an important catalyst that could lead to cleaner, fuel efficient vehicles as well as advances in industrial processes for common products. Read More »

MIT University 05.27.16University Research

Light Can "Heal" Defects in Some Solar CellsExternal link

A team of researchers at MIT, the University of Washington, and Oxford University say they have made significant inroads toward understanding a process for improving perovskites’ performance, by modifying the material using intense light. Read More »

05.27.16User Facility

Tasty Fat: X-rays Finding the Blueprint of Why Fat is YummyExternal link

Researchers from the University of Guelph have visited the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory for the past three years to use the facility’s bright X-rays to study the structure of edible fats, present in foods like oils, milk fat, cheese and much more. Read More »

Princeton University 05.25.16University Research

PPPL Dedicates Upgraded Fusion Reactor, a Powerful New 'Star on Earth'External link

The National Spherical Torus Experiment-Upgrade (NSTX-U), a spherical tokamak housed at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory on Princeton's Forrestal Campus, was dedicated by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) May 20 following a four-year, $94-million upgrade funded by the DOE Office of Science. Read More »

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