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Bacteria and Archaea from extreme environments like the ones that produce the yellow color in Yellowstone's Morning Glory Pool have reshaped our understanding of the tree of life. 04.12.16University Research

Wealth of Unsuspected New Microbes Expands Tree of LifeExternal link

Bacteria and Archaea from extreme environments like the ones that produce the yellow color in Yellowstone's Morning Glory Pool have reshaped our understanding of the tree of life. Read More »

04.12.16Announcement is Hosting New Interagency Microsites Listing STEM Education and Training Opportunities for Undergraduate and Graduate StudentsExternal link

The Department of Energy’s Office of Science has collaborated with other Federal agencies through the National Science and Technology Council’s Committee on STEM Education (CoSTEM) and the Alliance to establish two new interagency websites designed to connect undergraduate and graduate students with federally-sponsored education and training opportunities in STEM fields. Read More »

MIT University 04.12.16University Research

Study Finds Unexpected Long-Range Particle InteractionsExternal link

A team of researchers at MIT have found a new kind of long-range interaction between particles, in a liquid medium, that is based entirely on their motion. Read More »

Stanford University 04.11.16University Research

Stanford Scientists Improve Perovskite Solar-Cell Absorbers by Giving Them a SqueezeExternal link

Stanford University scientists have found that adding pressure could improve the performance of solar cells made of perovskites, a promising photovoltaic material. Read More »

Washington University 04.11.16University Research

UW-led Field Project Watching Clouds From a Remote Island Off AntarcticaExternal link

Clouds play a key role, influencing the transfer of heat and light to the surface, but knowledge of these clouds’ properties and their impacts on the surface is hazy. Read More »

The research team at a probe station where they used simulated sunlight to characterize electronic devices they'd made using a hybrid nanomaterial. 04.11.16User Facility

Connect the Dots: Harvesting the Power of the SunExternal link

Research demonstrates promise of a new approach for improving solar cells, photocatalysts, light sensors, and other optical devices. Read More »

04.11.16From the Labs

Ames Laboratory Physicists Discover New Type of Material That May Speed ComputingExternal link

Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have discovered a topological metal, PtSn4 (platinum and tin), with a unique electronic structure that may someday lead to energy efficient computers with increased processor speeds and data storage. Read More »

04.08.16From the Labs

New Magnetism Research Brings High-Temp Superconductivity Applications CloserExternal link

A research team led by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory has discovered that only half the atoms in some iron-based superconductors are magnetic, providing a conclusive demonstration of the wave-like properties of metallic magnetism in these materials. Read More »

University of Pennsylvania 04.08.16University Research

Penn Engineers Develop First Transistors Made Entirely of Nanocrystal ‘Inks’External link

A new study by University of Pennsylvania engineers opens the door for electrical components to be built into flexible or wearable applications, as the lower-temperature process is compatible with a wide array of materials and can be applied to larger areas. Read More »

This rendering illustrates the excitation of a spin liquid on a honeycomb lattice using neutrons. 04.08.16User Facility

ORNL Neutron ‘Splashes’ Reveal Signature of Exotic ParticlesExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used neutrons to uncover novel behavior in materials that holds promise for quantum computing. Read More »

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