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Michigan State University 06.22.16University Research

'Road Testing' Plants Reveals Photosynthesis SecretsExternal link

Scientists at Michigan State University are dedicating considerable efforts to understanding basic mechanisms of photosynthesis and how the ‘solar panel,’ the photosynthetic membrane and ultimately the leaf, is built. Read More »

University of Wisconsin-Madison 06.22.16University Research

Innovative Tabletop Device Tracks Electron Movement with Unprecedented AccuracyExternal link

A collaboration between researchers at UW-Madison, a team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the University of Colorado at Boulder developed a powerful new device for monitoring subatomic particles Read More »

University of Pennsylvania 06.22.16University Research

Penn Chemists Establish Fundamentals of Ferroelectric MaterialsExternal link

Chemists from the University of Pennsylvania are enabling the next generation of research into ferroelectric materials by providing a new understanding about what it takes for polarizations within these materials to switch. Read More »

06.22.16User Facility

NERSC Staff and Users Readying for Delivery of Cori Phase 2 Knights Landing-Based System in JulyExternal link

For the past year, staff at the Department of Energy’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) have been preparing users of 20 leading science applications for the arrival of the second phase of its newest supercomputer, Cori. Read More »

Washington University in St. Louis 06.21.16University Research

Controlling Light: New Protection for Photosynthetic OrganismsExternal link

Newly discovered 'photosynthetic volume control' protects green organisms from unwanted light. Read More »

06.21.16User Facility

CMI Taps the Power of Supercomputing to Find Rare-Earth Refining AlternativesExternal link

A research project led by the Critical Materials Institute, a U.S. Department of Energy Innovation Hub, has identified agents for the separation of rare-earth metals that are potentially much less costly and better-performing than those currently used. Read More »

MIT University 06.21.16University Research

Researchers Find a Way to Extend Life and Improve Performance of Fuel Cell ElectrodesExternal link

Researchers at MIT have developed a practical and physically-based way of treating the surface of materials called perovskite oxides, to make them more durable and improve their performance. Read More »

06.21.16User Facility

New Electron Microscope Method Detects Atomic-Scale MagnetismExternal link

Scientists can now detect magnetic behavior at the atomic level with a new electron microscopy technique developed by a team from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Uppsala University, Sweden. Read More »

The Columbia River receives chromium-contaminated groundwater from the Hanford Site, a former nuclear materials production and processing complex in Washington State.06.20.16Science Highlight

Stimulate Bacteria to Stop Chromium in Groundwater

Findings could aid contaminant management efforts at former weapons production and industrial processing sites. Read More »

A jar of bio-oil, an alternate “crude oil” for transportation fuels currently made from petroleum, is created by first rapidly heating plant matter in a process called pyrolysis.06.20.16Science Highlight

Water Gunks Up Biofuels Production from Bio-Oils

New findings will help extend the lifetime of catalysts used to process bio-oils in liquid systems. Read More »

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