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New Argonne Centers Connect Business with Energy Storage and Nanotechnology ResearchExternal link

Argonne National Laboratory has created two new collaborative centers that provide an innovative pathway for business and industry to access Argonne's unparalleled scientific resources to address the nation's energy and national security needs. Read More »

Vanderbilt University 10.06.15University Research

World’s Largest Atom Smashers Create World’s Smallest DropletsExternal link

As part of the Large Hadron Collider’s CMS detector team, Professor of Physics Julia Velkovska, post-doctoral fellow Shenguan Tuo and Research Assistant Professor Shengli Huang at Vanderbilt University have been in the middle of the creation of tiny, ephemeral drops of quark-gluon plasma (QGP). Read More »

A surfactant template guides the self-assembly of functional polymer structures in an aqueous solution. 10.06.15FROM THE LABS

ORNL Researchers Find ‘Greener’ Way to Assemble Materials for Solar ApplicationsExternal link

Using three Office of Science User Facilities, scientists found a way to control the self-assembly of photovoltaic polymers with exquisite precision, using a detergent-like molecule as a template. Read More »

Michigan Tech University 10.06.15University Research

New HOLODEC Study in Science on Using Holography to Better Understand CloudsExternal link

Using holography and an airplane laboratory, a team led by Michigan Tech found distinct mixing patterns in cloud droplets. Read More »

University of Southern California 10.05.15University Research

Leading A Culture Shift in Materials ResearchExternal link

Priya Vashishta and his colleagues at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering will be unlocking the tremendous promises of creating novel materials thanks to a grant from the White House Materials Genome Initiative. Read More »


DOE Announces Funding for New Center for Computational Materials Sciences at Brookhaven LabExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $12 million in funding over the next four years for a new Center for Computational Design of Functional Strongly Correlated Materials and Theoretical Spectroscopy at Brookhaven National Laboratory and Rutgers University. Read More »


Icy Arctic Proves Hot for Climate DataExternal link

In June 2015, the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility launched the ARM Airborne Carbon Measurement V (ARM-ACME V), an aerial campaign focused on capturing data from the sky to better understand warming in the Arctic did a sixteen-week data collection campaign, now scientists are ready to explore their data. Read More »

North Carolina State University 10.05.15University Research

Researchers Measure How Specific Atoms Move in Dielectric MaterialsExternal link

Researchers from North Carolina State University, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and UNSW Australia have measured the behavior of specific atoms in dielectric materials when exposed to an electric field. Read More »

Washington University 10.05.15University Research

Simulating Path of ‘Magma Mush’ Inside an Active VolcanoExternal link

The idealized University of Washington computer simulation could help volcanologists better understand how energy builds up inside a system like Mauna Loa, which is a focus of the UW group’s research, to predict when it will erupt. Read More »

Michigan State University 10.02.15University Research

MSU Partners with ExxonMobil to Advance Biofuel ResearchExternal link

A new $1 million relationship between Michigan State University and ExxonMobil will expand research designed to progress the fundamental science required to advance algae-based fuels. Read More »

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