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Inside the Super-Kamiokande detector, scientists clean light-detecting photomultiplier tubes from a raft as the large underground tank is slowly filled with 50,000 metric tons of ultra-pure water.11.01.15Science Highlight

A Nobel for Neutrinos: Super-Kamiokande

Discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass, garners the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics. Read More »

The microtubules (green) pull polymer nanotube networks (red) from polymer reservoirs (fluorescence image).11.01.15Science Highlight

Build a Network, Cellular Style

Bio-based molecular machines mechanically extrude tiny tubes and form networks, aiding in the design of self-repairing materials. Read More »

Working with Molecular Foundry staff, an international team of users utilized the TEAM 1 microscope to plot the exact coordinates of nine layers of atoms with a precision of 19 trillionths of a meter.11.01.15Science Highlight

Unprecedented Precise Determination of Three-Dimensional Atomic Positions

For the first time, electron tomography reveals the 3D coordinates of individual atoms and defects in a material. Read More »

All-solid battery composed of lithium tin phosphorous sulfide solid electrolyte.11.01.15SBIR STTR Highlight

A Safer Replacement for Highly Flammable Liquids Currently Used in Li-ion Batteries

NEI replaced liquid with solid material that allows for a no-liquid battery. Read More »

Simulation of radioactive beam stopping in the plasma of an electron cyclotron resonance ion source as a first step toward high-efficiency charge breeding.11.01.15Science Highlight

Major Gains in Ion Production for Radioactive Beams

Nuclear physics research with radioactive beams enhanced by high-efficiency charge-breeding techniques. Read More »

Ultrafast pump-probe microscopy on individual vanadium dioxide microcrystals measures the spatial and temporal variability of ultrafast dynamics of the insulator-to-metal transition.11.01.15Science Highlight

Small Variations Mean Big Changes in Oxide’s Transformation from Insulator to Conductor

Study reveals surprising non-uniformity in vanadium dioxide that could one day enable more energy-efficient technologies. Read More »

Membrane fuel gas conditioning unit used to treat natural gas in the Eagle Ford Shale area, TX.11.01.15SBIR STTR Highlight

Natural Gas Treatment and Fuel Gas Conditioning: Membrane Technology Applied to New Gas Finds

Poor quality natural gas/shale gas streams brought into spec for pipeline or fuel gas use, simply and economically, thanks to Membrane Technology and Research, Inc. Read More »

Researchers from the Molecular Foundry, working with users from Columbia University led by Latha Venkataraman, have created the world’s highest-performance single-molecule diode using a combination of gold electrodes and an ionic solution.11.01.15Science Highlight

Viable Single-Molecule Diodes

Major milestone in molecular electronics scored by Molecular Foundry and Columbia University team. Read More »

Chicago University 10.30.15University Research

Why Scientists are Teaming up to Study the Microbiome: A Q&A with Jack GilbertExternal link

Jack Gilbert, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Ecology & Evolution at the University of Chicago and group leader for microbial ecology at Argonne, is one of the founding members of the Unified Microbiome Initiative (UMI) governing board. Read MoreExternal linkage

Dartmouth University 10.30.15University Research

Dartmouth-Led Study Explores Wave-Particle Interaction in AtmosphereExternal link

A Dartmouth-led study sheds light on the impact of plasma waves on high-energy electrons streaking into Earth's magnetic field from space. Read MoreExternal linkage

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