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Michigan Tech University 02.05.16University Research

The Iron Stepping Stones to Better Wearable Tech Without SemiconductorsExternal link

Iron-dotted boron nitride nanotubes, made by physicists at Michigan Tech, could make for better wearable tech because of their flexibility and electronic behaviors. Read MoreExternal linkage

Princeton University 02.04.16University Research

Evidence Shows Galactic Center's Gamma Rays Unlikely to Originate From Dark MatterExternal link

Bursts of gamma rays from the center of our galaxy are not likely to be signals of dark matter but rather other astrophysical phenomena such as fast-rotating stars called millisecond pulsars, according to two new studies, one from a team based at Princeton University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and another based in the Netherlands. Read MoreExternal linkage

Brookhaven Lab Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) scientists with a sample of gold nanoparticle superlattices linked up by using fabricated DNA as a building material. 02.04.16User Facility

Scientists Guide Gold Nanoparticles to Form "Diamond" SuperlatticesExternal link

DNA scaffolds cage and coax nanoparticles into position to form crystalline arrangements that mimic the atomic structure of diamond. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.04.16User Facility

Scientists Take Key Step Toward Custom-Made Nanoscale Chemical FactoriesExternal link

Scientists at Berkeley National Laboratory have for the first time reengineered a building block of a geometric nanocompartment that occurs naturally in bacteria. Read MoreExternal linkage

Arkansas University 02.03.16University Research

Physicists Create Artificial 'Graphene'External link

An international group of physicists led by the University of Arkansas has created an artificial material with a structure comparable to graphene. Read MoreExternal linkage

Cornell University 02.03.16University Research

First Self-Assembled Superconductor Structure CreatedExternal link

Building on nearly two decades’ worth of research, a multidisciplinary team at Cornell has blazed a new trail by creating a self-assembled, three-dimensional gyroidal superconductor. Read MoreExternal linkage

Star trails take shape around Kitt Peak National Observatory in this long-exposure image. 02.03.16From the Labs

New Galaxy-Hunting Sky Camera Sees Redder BetterExternal link

Berkeley Lab, Yale University, and the National Optical Astronomy Observatory join forces to develop Mosaic-3. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.02.16User Facility

Optimizing Microbial Bioproduction of FuelsExternal link

A team of scientists from the University of Idaho; EMSL, the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory; and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has used advanced microfluidics combined with Epifluorescent and Raman microscopy at EMSL to study differences in the ability of individual cells of low-yield and high-yield strains of the fungus Yarrowia lipolytica to produce lipids. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.02.16From the Labs

The Dark Side of Cold CloudsExternal link

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that highly irregular and chemically complex soot particles transform into compacted shapes under different atmospheric conditions, affecting their ability to absorb and scatter sunlight. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.01.16From the Labs

Coupling 2 ‘Tabletop’ Laser-Plasma Accelerators, a Decisive First Step Toward Tomorrow’s Ultrapowerful Compact MachinesExternal link

In an experiment packed with scientific firsts, Berkeley Lab scientists have now demonstrated that a laser pulse can accelerate an electron beam and couple it to a second laser plasma accelerator, where another laser pulse accelerates the beam to higher energy—a fundamental breakthrough in advanced accelerator science. Read MoreExternal linkage

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