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Improved Tests of the Weak Nuclear Force from Beta Decay08.19.16Science Highlight

Improved Tests of the Weak Nuclear Force from Beta Decay

Studies of the neutrinos emitted in the radioactive decay of nuclei held in an ion trap allow sensitive searches for new interactions.

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Breathable and Stretchable Protein Wafers08.19.16Science Highlight

Breathable and Stretchable Protein Wafers

A simple chemical bonding approach enables assembly of very thin porous protein crystals that are bendable and adaptive—requirements for flexible electronics or batteries.

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Fast and Furious Bucket Brigade08.19.16Science Highlight

Fast and Furious Bucket Brigade

Confining water in tiny straws confirms predicted rapid transport of protons along a water “wire”—vital for more efficient fuel cells.

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Brown University 08.19.16University Research

Study Shows How Mutations Disrupt ALS-Linked ProteinExternal link

New research explains how the protein TDP43 normally concentrates into droplets and how ALS-related mutations disrupt that, leading to them to form more problematic aggregates that afflict cells. Read More »

University California Riverside 08.19.16University Research

Nuclear Puzzle May Be Clue to Fifth ForceExternal link

In a new paper, University of California, Riverside theoretical physicist Flip Tanedo and his collaborators have made new progress towards unravelling a mystery in the beryllium nucleus that may be evidence for a fifth force of nature. Read More »

University California Santa Barbara 08.19.16University Research

A Rare Iodine Polymer Discovery is Key to Starch-Iodine MysteryExternal link

In the pursuit of a new class of photovoltaic materials, UC Santa Barbara researchers used Raman spectroscopy to study the crystalline structure of polyiodide chains. Read More »

This rendering shows opposite configurations in the molecular structure of a plant hormone called jasmonic acid (gray and red) that are bound to nanostructures (gold and blue) called MOFs, or metal-organic frameworks. 08.19.16User Facility

A New Way to Display the 3-D Structure of MoleculesExternal link

Metal-organic frameworks provide a new platform for solving the structure of hard-to-study samples. Read More »

08.18.16From the Labs

Stony Brook University's Samema Sarowar Awarded Renate W. Chasman ScholarshipExternal link

Samema Sarowar, a biosciences student at Stony Brook University (SBU), has been awarded the 2016 Renate W. Chasman scholarship. Brookhaven Women in Science (BWIS), a not-for-profit organization at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, offers the scholarship to qualified candidates to encourage women to pursue careers in science, engineering, or mathematics. Read More »

Determining Real Molecules in Operating Batteries08.17.16Science Highlight

Determining Real Molecules in Operating Batteries

Scientists determined new molecular-level information at the solid/liquid interface, pushing toward better energy storage devices.

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“High-Occupancy” Vehicle (HOV) Battery08.17.16Science Highlight

“High-Occupancy” Vehicle (HOV) Battery

Towards higher energy density batteries: singly charged lithium ions replaced by doubly charged magnesium ions.

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