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09.30.15From the Labs

The Color of SmogExternal link

A new study by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists shows the molecular details of how organic aerosol helps heat up and color the haze over megacities. Read MoreExternal linkage

MIT University 09.30.15University Research

A Natural Light SwitchExternal link

MIT scientists, working with colleagues in Spain, have discovered and mapped a light-sensing protein that uses vitamin B12 to perform key functions, including gene regulation. Read MoreExternal linkage

Chicago University 09.29.15University Research

Probiotic Formula Reverses Cow's Milk Allergies by Changing Gut Bacteria of InfantsExternal link

Researchers at the University of Chicago and Argonne Lab have shown that infants who developed a tolerance to cow's milk allergy also showed an increase in bacterial strains associated with good health. Read MoreExternal linkage

University California Berkeley 09.29.15University Research

Berkeley to Lead $12.3M Study of Crop Drought ToleranceExternal link

UC Berkeley is leading a $12.3 million project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy to examine the role of epigenetics in allowing plants to survive in drought conditions, an increasing concern for agriculture as the effects of climate change are felt in California and globally. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.29.15From the Labs

Proud Model: Rolling on the RiverExternal link

A team led by scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory coupled a newly developed river-routing model with an Earth system model, and the simulated streamflow compared favorably against the observed streamflow from more than 1,600 major river stations worldwide. Read MoreExternal linkage

Michigan University 09.29.15University Research

Layered Graphene Beats the HeatExternal link

An international team of researchers, led by faculty at the University of Michigan, have found that a layered form of graphene can expel heat efficiently, which is an important feature for its potential applications in building small and powerful electronics. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.28.15From the Labs

A Different Type of 2D SemiconductorExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have successfully grown atomically thin 2D sheets of organic-inorganic hybrid perovskites from solution. Read MoreExternal linkage

09.28.15From the Labs

Construction Completed, PPPL is Set to Resume World-Class Fusion Research Later This FallExternal link

After more than six years of planning and construction — including three years of building and 574,000 hours of labor — the National Spherical Torus Experiment-Upgrade (NSTX-U) is ready to play a critical role in the quest to develop fusion energy as a clean, safe and virtually limitless fuel for generating electricity. Read MoreExternal linkage

Washington University 09.28.15University Research

Cooled Down and Charged Up, a Giant Magnet is Ready for its New MissionExternal link

The University of Washington is a leading contributor to the Muon g-2 collaboration at Fermilab, which will use a giant magnet to test whether there are any missing pieces to the Standard Model — the theoretical framework physicists use today to describe the fundamental particles and forces in the universe. Read MoreExternal linkage

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 09.28.15University Research

Study Shows New Forests Cannot Take in as Much Carbon as PredictedExternal link

Scientists at the University of Illinois have found that most carbon emissions models overestimate the capacity of regrowing forests to take in carbon. Read MoreExternal linkage

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