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Michigan State University 06.29.15University Research

Making a Better SemiconductorExternal link

Research led by Michigan State University scientists developed a method that will more easily allow an electrical current to pass through materials, possibly leading to new and improved semiconductors. Read More »

06.29.15FROM THE LABS

Magnetic AttractionExternal link

Researchers at the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) are on the forefront of understanding molecular-level science in the natural environment. Read More »

06.29.15FROM THE LABS

Homegrown Solution for Synchrotron Light SourceExternal link

Ames Laboratory physicist Adam Kaminski turned a research challenge into the opportunity to develop an innovative technique for the study of electronic properties in new materials. Read More »

06.26.15USER FACILITY

Confirming Microbial Lineages Through Cultivation-Independent MeansExternal link

In a recent study illuminating how novel microbial lineages are being uncovered through the use of such techniques, a team including researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), a DOE Office of Science User Facility, offers compelling evidence that two groups of uncultivated bacteria actually belong to a single candidate phylum called ‘Atribacteria.’ Read More »

06.26.15FROM THE LABS

Helium ‘Balloons’ Offer New Path to Control Complex MaterialsExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a new method to manipulate a wide range of materials and their behavior using only a handful of helium ions. Read More »

University California San Diego 06.26.15University Research

Physicists Fine Tune Control of Agile Exotic MaterialsExternal link

Physicists at the University of California, San Diego, have found a way to control the length and strength of waves of atomic motion that have promising potential uses such as fine-scale imaging and the transmission of information within tight spaces. Read More »

MIT University 06.25.15University Research

New Manufacturing Approach Slices Lithium-ion Battery Cost in HalfExternal link

An advanced manufacturing approach for lithium-ion batteries, developed by researchers at MIT and at a spinoff company called 24M, promises to significantly slash the cost of the most widely used type of rechargeable batteries while also improving their performance and making them easier to recycle. Read More »

06.25.15FROM THE LABS

Going Through GrapheneExternal link

Scientists at the Fluid Interface Reactions, Structures and Transport Center have discovered how protons selectively pass through graphene with promising applications for fuel cells and membranes. Read More »

Arizona State University 06.25.15University Research

Research Findings Point Way to Designing Crack-Resistant MetalsExternal link

A research team at Arizona State University is uncovering new knowledge about the causes of stress-corrosion cracking in alloys used in pipelines for transporting water, natural gas and fossil fuels — as well as for components used in nuclear power generating stations and the framework of aircraft. Read More »

University California Riverside 06.24.15University Research

In Search of an Elusive Subatomic ParticleExternal link

University of California, Riverside scientists are working on the Compact Muon Sollenoid (CMS) experiment in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. The team has been examining CMS data to look for evidence of a “Majorana neutrino.” Read More »

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