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Carnegie Mellon University 03.22.16University Research

Taking a Close Look at Metal 3-D PrintingExternal link

Professor Tony Rollett and graduate students recently analyzed samples at Argonne National Laboratory to gain insight on 3-D printed metals. Improving the internal structure of 3-D printed metal parts is one of the several challenges that need to be met in order for this manufacturing process to be adopted in a more mainstream way. Read More »

Equal parts lignin and synthetic nitrile rubber are heated, mixed and extruded to yield a superior thermoplastic for cars and other consumer products. 03.22.16User Facility

ORNL Researchers Invent Tougher Plastic With 50 Percent Renewable ContentExternal link

New results may bring cleaner, cheaper raw materials to diverse manufacturers. Read More »

Columbia University 03.22.16University Research

Scientists Say Many Plants Don't Respond to Warming as ThoughtExternal link

Researchers have completed the most comprehensive global study of its kind, finding that increases in plant respiration may not be as big as previously estimated. Read More »

03.21.16From the Labs

Physicist Tyler Abrams Models Lithium Erosion in TokamaksExternal link

Abrams conducted the research as a doctoral student in the Princeton Program in Plasma Physics substantially based at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL). Read More »

Virginia Commonwealth University 03.21.16University Research

VCU Study Marks Potential Breakthrough in Search for Better Lithium and Magnesium Ion BatteriesExternal link

New Virginia Commonwealth University research demonstrates how to stabilize a multiply charged anion (negative ion), a fundamental research question and one that could help in the development of better lithium and magnesium ion batteries. Read More »

University California Davis 03.21.16University Research

Magneto-Ionics Could be a New Alternative to ElectronicsExternal link

Physicists at UC Davis have observed what’s going on at some of these interfaces - when different materials are layered together - as oxygen ions react with different metals, causing drastic changes in magnetic and electronic properties. Read More »

03.18.16Profile

Meet Intern Cecilia Osorio: Merging Multiscale Images at NSLS-IIExternal link

Cecilia Osorio, a 20-year-old sophomore from California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB), and current intern with the Office of Educational Programs at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, is tackling a significant software challenge at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II). Read More »

03.18.16User Facility

New Carbon Capture Membrane Boasts CO2 HighwaysExternal link

A new, highly permeable carbon capture membrane developed by scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) could lead to more efficient ways of separating carbon dioxide from power plant exhaust, preventing the greenhouse gas from entering the atmosphere and contributing to climate change. Read More »

03.18.16User Facility

Replacement for Silicon Devices Looms Big with ORNL DiscoveryExternal link

Two-dimensional electronic devices could inch closer to their ultimate promise of low power, high efficiency and mechanical flexibility with a processing technique developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read More »

03.17.16From the Labs

‘Disruptive Device’ Brings Xenon-NMR to Fragile MaterialsExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a device that enables NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance) spectroscopy, coupled with a powerful molecular sensor, to analyze molecular interactions in viscous solutions and fragile materials such as liquid crystals. Read More »

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