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University of Maryland 11.09.15University Research

UMD Discovery Could Enable Portable Particle AcceleratorsExternal link

A new discovery by physicists at the University of Maryland could hold the key to the construction of inexpensive, broadly useful, and portable particle accelerators in the very near future. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.09.15From the Labs

Pumping Water for Irrigation Likely to Increase Drought Vulnerability in Certain Regions, PNNL Shows Via Modeling ExpertiseExternal link

Regions that depend primarily on irrigation from surface water will be more vulnerable to drought as the impacts of irrigation on water supply are most significant during times with low water flow, according to climate modeling research from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Read MoreExternal linkage

University California Irvine 11.09.15University Research

UCI-Led Study Offers Model to Predict How Microbiomes May Respond to ChangeExternal link

Scientists studying microbiomes have created a framework for predicting how the composition of these complex microbial communities may respond to changing conditions. Read MoreExternal linkage

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 11.09.15University Research

Pineapple Genome Offers Insight into Photosynthesis in Drought-Tolerant PlantsExternal link

By sequencing its genome, scientists at the University of Illinois are homing in on the genes and genetic pathways that allow the juicy pineapple plant to thrive in water-limited environments. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.09.15From the Labs

New ORNL Device Combines Power of Mass Spectrometry, MicroscopyExternal link

A tool that provides world-class microscopy and spatially resolved chemical analysis shows considerable promise for advancing a number of areas of study, including chemical science, pharmaceutical development and disease progression. Read MoreExternal linkage

University of Miami 11.05.15University Research

Study of Cloud Cover in Tropical Pacific Reveals Future Climate ChangesExternal link

Findings from researchers at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science provide new evidence that climate change in the tropical Pacific will result in changes in rainfall patterns in the region and amplify warming near the equator in the future Read MoreExternal linkage

Rice University 11.05.15University Research

Antimatter Not So Different After AllExternal link

Kefeng Xin, a graduate student at Rice, is one of a handful of primary authors who revealed evidence this week that the attractive force between antiprotons is similar to that between protons — and measured it. Read MoreExternal linkage

Michigan State University 11.05.15University Research

Pushing the Boundaries of Atomic Nuclei ResearchExternal link

A team of researchers, led by Gaute Hagen of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and includes two Michigan State University nuclear physicists – Morten Hjorth-Jensen and Witold Nazarewicz – has uncovered some of the mysteries of the nucleus of the atom. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.05.15From the Labs

Supernova Twins: Making Standard Candles More Standard Than EverExternal link

Members of the international Nearby Supernova Factory (SNfactory), based at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), have found a new way to measure cosmological distances with far greater accuracy. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.05.15From the Labs

Going to Extremes with ZirconiaExternal link

PNNL scientists enhanced an analysis tool that can be partnered with nuclear magnetic resonance to allow studies under extreme temperatures and pressures. Read MoreExternal linkage

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