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Washington University 03.25.15University Research

UW Scientists Build a Nanolaser Using a Single Atomic SheetExternal link

University of Washington scientists have built a new nanometer-sized laser — using the thinnest semiconductor available today — that is energy efficient, easy to build and compatible with existing electronics. Read More »

Duke University 03.25.15University Research

Population Could Outpace Water by Mid-CenturyExternal link

Population growth could cause global demand for water to outpace supply by mid-century if current levels of consumption continue. But it wouldn't be the first time this has happened, a Duke University study finds. Read More »

03.24.15FROM THE LABS

Does Death Stalk the Forest?External link

New research at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory shows that the problem in predicting how forests age may lie in the forest models, not the trees. Read More »

Carnegie Institution for Science 03.24.15University Research

Food-delivery Process Inside Seeds RevealedExternal link

New work from a team led by Carnegie’s Wolf Frommer identifies biochemical pathways necessary for stocking the seed’s food supplies. These findings could be targeted when engineering crops for higher yields. Read More »

University of Harvard 03.24.15University Research

Catching and Releasing Tiny MoleculesExternal link

A team of Harvard scientists have demonstrated a new technique for sorting biomolecules that could lead to efficient clinical diagnostics and chemical purification. Read More »

University of Maryland 03.23.15University Research

HAWC Observatory to Study Universe’s Most Energetic PhenomenaExternal link

University of Maryland scientists led construction of uniquely powerful system to detect gamma rays and cosmic rays. Read More »

03.23.15FROM THE LABS

Organic Photovoltaics Experiments Showcase ‘Superfacility’ ConceptExternal link

A collaborative effort linking the Advanced Light Source (ALS) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) with supercomputing resources at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory via the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) is yielding exciting results in organic photovoltaics research that could transform the way researchers use these facilities and improve scientific productivity in the process. Read More »

University of Florida 03.23.15University Research

Shifting GearsExternal link

As the Large Hadron Collider restarts after a two-year shutdown, UF doctoral student David Curry, who is working at the LHC, shares a restart of his own. Read More »

03.23.15FROM THE LABS

Experiment Provides the Best Look Yet at 'Warm Dense Matter' at Cores of Giant PlanetsExternal link

In an experiment at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, scientists precisely measured the temperature and structure of aluminum as it transitions into a superhot, highly compressed concoction known as “warm dense matter.” Read More »

03.20.15FROM THE LABS

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to Build New Chemistry FacilityExternal link

A contract was awarded to DGR*Grant Construction of Richland today to build a new chemistry laboratory building at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Read More »

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