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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

10.30.15From the Labs

LHC Luminosity Upgrade Project Moving to Next PhaseExternal link

This week more than 230 scientists and engineers from around the world met at CERN* to discuss the High-Luminosity LHC – a major upgrade to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) that will increase the accelerator's discovery potential through 2025. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.30.15User Facility

Researchers Model Birth of Universe in One of the Largest Cosmological Simulations Ever RunExternal link

Researchers are sifting through an avalanche of data produced by one of the largest cosmological simulations ever performed, led by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.30.15User Facility

The Silent Treatment: EMSL's Quiet WingExternal link

The Quiet Wing was engineered to prevent acoustic noise, vibrations and stray electromagnetic field sources from interfering with the high-resolution capabilities of EMSL’s seven state-of-the-art microscopes, enabling scientists to visualize the components of complex samples as atomic-scale images. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.30.15User Facility

Battery Mystery Solved: Atomic-Resolution Microscopy Answers Longstanding Questions About Lithium-Rich Cathode MaterialExternal link

Using complementary microscopy and spectroscopy techniques, researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) say they have solved the structure of lithium- and manganese-rich transition metal oxides, a potentially game-changing battery material and the subject of intense debate in the decade since it was discovered. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.29.15From the Labs

Scientists Call for National Effort to Understand and Harness Earth’s Microbes for Health, Energy, Agriculture, and EnvironmentExternal link

To understand and harness the capabilities of Earth’s microbial ecosystems, nearly fifty scientists from Department of Energy national laboratories, universities, and research institutions have proposed a national effort called the Unified Microbiome Initiative. Read MoreExternal linkage

University of California 10.29.15University Research

How Bacteria Vaccinate Themselves Against VirusesExternal link

Working off data acquired at the DOE’s Advanced Light Source, researchers have discovered the structural basis by which bacteria are able to capture genetic information from viruses and other foreign invaders for use in their own immunological system. Read MoreExternal linkage

Rice University 10.29.15University Research

Positrons are Plentiful in Ultra-Intense Laser BlastsExternal link

Physicists from Rice University and the University of Texas at Austin have found a new recipe for using intense lasers to create positrons — the antiparticle of electrons — in record numbers and density. Read MoreExternal linkage

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