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University of Tennessee Knoxville 11.21.14University Research

UT Advances Understanding of Atomically Thin Crystal GrowthExternal link

Study looked at growing an atomically thin, or two-dimensional, crystal—the epilayer—on top of a substrate. The substrate can be a bulk, or three-dimensional, crystal or another two-dimensional crystal. Read More »

11.21.14PRESS RELEASE

President Obama Bestows National Medal of Science on SLAC Director Emeritus and Nobelist Burton RichterExternal link

Richter was one of 10 distinguished researchers presented with the National Medal of Science, the highest honor for achievement and leadership in advancing the field of science. Read More »

11.21.14FROM THE LABS

CERN Frees LHC DataExternal link

Anyone can access collision data from the Large Hadron Collider through the new CERN Open Data Portal. Read More »

University California San Diego 11.21.14University Research

SDSC to Start Loading the Nodes for its New “Comet” SupercomputerExternal link

New petascale system slated for launch in early 2015 and will be connected to ESnet (Energy Sciences Network), allowing users to rapidly move data to SDSC for analysis and data sharing and return data to their institutions for local use. Read More »

11.20.14FROM THE LABS

LHCb Experiment Finds New ParticlesExternal link

The LHCb experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider announced the discovery of two new particles, each consisting of three quarks. Read More »

University of California Los Angeles 11.20.14University Research

UCLA Biochemists Build Largest Synthetic Molecular ‘Cage’ EverExternal link

New nanoscale protein container could lead to synthetic vaccines and offer a way to deliver medicine inside of human cells. Read More »

University of Wisconsin-Madison 11.19.14University Research

Scientists Get to the Heart of Fool's Gold as a Solar MaterialExternal link

A University of Wisconsin-Madison research team tries to find improvements in iron pyrite (fool's gold) that could lead to inexpensive yet efficient solar cells. Read More »

Michigan University 11.19.14University Research

Twisted Light, Nanoparticles & Insights Into the Structure of LifeExternal link

Research team led by the University of Michigan shows that the rotational direction of light can coax inorganic nanoparticles to assemble into left- or right-handed twisting ribbons. Read More »

11.19.14FROM THE LABS

Double Bonus: Win-Win for Atmospheric Particle PropertiesExternal link

Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Colorado developed a new method that simultaneously connects two critical properties: real refractive index, a measure of how much the particle interacts with light, and particle density. Read More »

Carnegie Institution for Science 11.18.14University Research

Revolutionary Solar-friendly Form of Silicon ShinesExternal link

A team of Carnegie scientists led by Timothy Strobel has synthesized an entirely new form of silicon, one that promises even greater future applications. Read More »

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