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MIT University 09.24.14University Research

Magnetic Fields Make the Excitons Go ’RoundExternal link

MIT theorists find a new way to improve efficiency of solar cells by overcoming exciton “traps.” Read More »


Los Alamos Researchers Uncover New Properties in Nanocomposite Oxide Ceramics for Reactor Fuel, Fast-ion ConductorsExternal link

In a nanocomposite, the size of each of these grains is on the order of nanometers, roughly 1000 times smaller than the width of a human hair. Read More »


Ames Laboratory 3D Printing Technology Research Taking ShapeExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory see amazing potential in 3D printing and additive manufacturing, and are focusing research toward further advances in the technology. Read More »

Stanford University 09.23.14University Research

Stanford Researchers Create 'Evolved' Protein That May Stop Cancer From SpreadingExternal link

Experimental therapy stopped the metastasis of breast and ovarian cancers in lab mice, pointing toward a safe and effective alternative to chemotherapy. Read More »

Penn State University 09.23.14University Research

Sparkling Threads With Exceptional PropertiesExternal link

Penn State University researchers create super-strong, super-thin diamond nanothreads. Read More »

University of Illinois at Chicago 09.23.14University Research

Graphene Flaws Key to Creating Hypersensitive ‘Electronic Nose’External link

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have discovered a way to create a highly sensitive chemical sensor based on the crystalline flaws in graphene sheets. Read More »

Brookhaven Lab's National Synchrotron Light Source II 09.23.14FROM THE LABS

Brookhaven Lab's National Synchrotron Light Source II Approved to Start Routine OperationsExternal link

Milestone marks transition to exciting new chapter. Read More »


Interface Surprises May Motivate Novel Oxide Electronic DevicesExternal link

Project by researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory leads to an experiment and theory that corroborate two distinct mechanisms in a ferroelectric material. Read More »

University of Utah 09.22.14University Research

Nuclear Spins Control Current in Plastic LEDExternal link

University of Utah physicists are making steps toward quantum computing, spintronic memory, and better displays. Read More »

Chicago University 09.22.14University Research

UChicago-Argonne National Lab Team Improves Solar-cell EfficiencyExternal link

Researchers identified a new polymer—a type of large molecule that forms plastics and other familiar materials—that improved the efficiency of solar cells. Read More »

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