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DOE Creates New Center for Computational Materials at ArgonneExternal link

The revolution of computational materials design is in the making, and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has taken a firm step toward achieving it by creating the Midwest Integrated Center for Computational Materials (MICCoM) at DOE's Argonne National Laboratory. Read More »


Not Shaken, Not Stirred: New Molecular Modeling Techniques for Catalysis in Unmixed SystemsExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have developed molecular modeling simulations and new theoretical formulations to help understand and optimize catalytic reactions that take place in chemical environments where the reactant “ingredients” for catalysis are not well mixed. Read More »

Charles Shank presenting his “Vision 2010” plan during his annual address to employees at Berkeley Lab.10.07.15ARTICLE

A Passionate Scientist, a Picosecond Pioneer and a Presidential Honoree

Profile of Fermi Award winner Charles Shank. Read More »


Brookhaven Lab's Links to 2015 Nobel Prize in PhysicsExternal link

Brookhaven scientists contributed to both Nobel-recognized experiments demonstrating that neutrinos change flavors, part of the Lab's legacy of groundbreaking neutrino research. Read More »

Chicago University 10.07.15University Research

Department of Energy Creates Center for Computational Materials at ArgonneExternal link

The center is headquartered at Argonne, which is managed by UChicago Argonne LLC, with co-investigators from several universities, including the University of Chicago, Northwestern, Notre Dame, the University of Michigan and University of California, Davis. Read More »

Delaware University 10.07.15University Research

Patched Atoms: Energy Researchers Discover New Structure for Bimetallic CatalystsExternal link

Researchers at the Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation, an Energy Frontier Research Center at the University of Delaware, have discovered that the imperfect patched surface of a bimetallic catalyst offers better performance than those formed from two perfect concentric circles. Read More »

MIT University 10.06.15University Research

Big Range of Behaviors for Tiny Graphene PoresExternal link

Researchers at MIT have created tiny pores in single sheets of graphene that have an array of preferences and characteristics similar to those of ion channels in living cells. Read More »


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 »

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