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University California San Diego 07.20.15University Research

Trapped Light Orbits Within an Intriguing MaterialExternal link

Light becomes trapped as it orbits within tiny granules of a crystalline material that has increasingly intrigued physicists, a team led by University of California, San Diego, physics professor Michael Fogler has found. Read More »

Princeton University 07.17.15University Research

After 85-Year Search, Massless Particle with Promise for Next-Generation Electronics DiscoveredExternal link

An international team led by Princeton University scientists has discovered an elusive massless particle theorized 85 years ago that could give rise to faster and more efficient electronics because of its unusual ability to behave as matter and antimatter inside a crystal, according to new research. Read More »

University of Colorado Boulder 07.17.15University Research

Device Delivers Drugs to Brain Via Remote ControlExternal link

A team of researchers has developed a wireless device the width of a human hair that can be implanted in the brain and activated by remote control to deliver drugs. Read More »

MIT University 07.17.15University Research

Solving Mysteries of Conductivity in PolymersExternal link

Researchers at MIT and Brookhaven National Laboratory discover materials seen as promising for optoelectronics and thermoelectric devices finally yield their secrets. Read More »

SINGLE uses in situ TEM imaging of platinum nanocrystals freely rotating in a graphene liquid cell to determine the 3D structures of individual colloidal nanoparticles. 07.17.15FROM THE LABS

A Most Singular Nano-Imaging TechniqueExternal link

Berkeley Lab’s SINGLE provides images of individual nanoparticles in solution. Read More »


Unearthing Cornerstones in Root MicrobiomesExternal link

Scientists from the University of North Carolina, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and DOE’s Joint Genome Institute are developing a better understanding of the soil microbes that important for plant growth, and of how they interact through a variety of signals, including regulatory chemicals called phytohormones. Read More »


Closer Look at Microorganism Provides Insight on Carbon CyclingExternal link

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee found that microorganisms called archaea living in marine sediments use completely novel enzymes to break down organic matter into carbon dioxide. Read More »

University of Wisconsin-Madison 07.16.15University Research

As Giant Physics Machine Restarts, Essential Role for UW ContinuesExternal link

Wesley Smith, a UW-Madison physicist, is overseeing the ultrafast sifting and winnowing procedure for the CMS (compact muon solenoid) experiment, one of two general purpose detectors at history's largest scientific project, the Large Hadron Collider. Read More »

Rice University 07.16.15University Research

Nonmagnetic Duo Form Unique MagnetExternal link

Scientists at Rice University did so and discovered what is a first of its kind: an itinerant antiferromagnetic metal — TiAu — made from nonmagnetic constituent elements. Read More »

Stanford University 07.16.15University Research

New Fuel-Cell Materials Could Pave the Way for Practical Hydrogen-Powered CarsExternal link

Separate research teams from Stanford and the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed new catalysts for fuel cells; techniques that hold promise for more efficient energy storage. Read More »

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