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Michigan State University 04.16.15University Research

Discovery of New Plant Switch Could Boost Crops and Biofuel ProductionExternal link

A team of Michigan State University researchers has discovered a switch that regulates plant photosynthesis – the process that lets plants store solar energy and use it to grow and produce food. Read More »

University of Wisconsin-Madison 04.16.15University Research

U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary Franklin Orr Visits WEIExternal link

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Under Secretary for Science Franklin “Lynn” Orr visited the Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI) on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 to learn more about the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s energy research and to do a “deep dive” into the research of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC). Read More »

04.15.15FROM THE LABS

Electrolyte Genome Could Be Battery Game-ChangerExternal link

Berkeley Lab project for computational screening of molecules could accelerate electrolyte discovery. Read More »

04.15.15FROM THE LABS

Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider Smashes Record for Polarized Proton Luminosity at 200 GeV Collision EnergyExternal link

Electron lenses and other accelerator improvements keep beams focused and compact to maximize collision rates and scientific productivity. Read More »

04.15.15FROM THE LABS

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Construction BeginsExternal link

On April 14th a group gathered in northern Chile to participate in a traditional stone-laying ceremony. The ceremony marks the beginning of construction for a telescope that will use the world’s largest digital camera to take the most thorough survey ever of the Southern sky. Read More »

04.14.15FROM THE LABS

X-ray Ptychography, Fluorescence Microscopy Combo Sheds New Light on Trace ElementsExternal link

Scientists using the Advanced Photon Source, a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science User Facility at Argonne National Laboratory have developed a new approach that combines ptychographic X-ray imaging and fluorescence microscopy to study the important role trace elements play in biological functions on hydrated cells. Read More »

04.14.15FROM THE LABS

Long-Sought Magnetic Mechanism Observed in Exotic Hybrid MaterialsExternal link

The elusive quantum phenomenon—called van Vleck magnetism—may allow scientists to manipulate topological insulators and engineer new electronics. Read More »

04.14.15FROM THE LABS

On the Road to Spin-orbitronicsExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers find new way to manipulate magnetic domain walls; results that could one day revolutionize the electronics industry. Read More »

Boston University 04.14.15University Research

A New Map For a Greenhouse GasExternal link

Scientists at Boston University supported by NASA, the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy, have developed a more precise way to tally the carbon dioxide emissions of vehicles. Read More »

04.13.15FROM THE LABS

Mapping the Cosmos: Dark Energy Survey Creates Detailed Guide to Spotting Dark MatterExternal link

Scientists on the Dark Energy Survey have released the first in a series of dark matter maps of the cosmos that will help scientists understand the role that dark matter plays in galaxy formation. Read More »

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