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06.27.16User Facility

AGS Booster Celebrates a Quarter-Century of ServiceExternal link

Built as part of the accelerator chain that feeds ions to RHIC, the Alternating Gradient Synchrotron (AGS) Booster at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory is still running strong and could play a significant role in the future of nuclear physics at Brookhaven Lab. Read More »

University of Wisconsin-Madison 06.24.16University Research

Fundamental Discovery Slashes Energy Cost of Chemical ReactionsExternal link

In research that could one day allow fuel cells to be fueled by biomass rather than hydrogen gas, a University of Wisconsin—Madison lab has found a pair of catalysts that oxidize alcohols with significantly better energy efficiency. Read More »

Clark University 06.24.16University Research

Clark University Affiliated International Research Project Digs into Shiitake Mushroom's Genetic and Biogeographic HistoryExternal link

The researchers won Community Science Program support from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute, which will provide “invaluable” services — DNA and RNA sequencing, bioinformatics and other analytical work to unlock the information encoded in shiitake genomes. Read More »

Princeton University 06.23.16University Research

Simulations Reveal Dynamics of Electrons at the Surface of Popular Photocatalyst TiO2External link

Theoretical chemists in the Selloni lab at Princeton University have offered a detailed picture of the dynamics of excess electrons near anatase titanium dioxide (TiO2) surfaces. Read More »

Carnegie Institution for Science 06.23.16University Research

Probing Giant Planets’ Dark HydrogenExternal link

Carnegie’s Alexander Goncharov and University of Edinburgh’s Stewart McWilliams measures the conditions under which hydrogen undergoes this transition in the lab and finds an intermediate state between gas and metal, which they’re calling “dark hydrogen.” Read More »

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 »

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