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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 »


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 »


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 »


As Temperatures Rise, Soil Will Relinquish Less Carbon to the Atmosphere Than Currently PredictedExternal link

New Berkeley Lab model quantifies interactions between soil microbes and their surroundings. Read More »

Vanderbilt University 11.18.14University Research

New Form of Crystalline OrderExternal link

A team of researchers from Vanderbilt University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) reports that it has discovered an entirely new form of crystalline order that simultaneously exhibits both crystal and polycrystalline properties, which they describe as “interlaced crystals.” Read More »

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