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01.20.15FROM THE LABS

Self-destructive Effects of Magnetically-doped Ferromagnetic Topological InsulatorsExternal link

Research conducted at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and published in the Early Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences revealed extreme disorder in a fundamental property of the surface electrons known as the "Dirac mass." Read More »

University California San Diego 01.16.15University Research

Aircraft, Research Vessel, and Ground Stations Will Gather Data to Improve What is Known About Factors Affecting Precipitation as California’s Drought ContinuesExternal link

Study will help provide a better understanding of how California gets its rain and snow, how human activities are influencing precipitation, and how the new science provides potential to inform water management decisions relating to drought and flood. Read More »

01.16.15FROM THE LABS

Solving an Organic Semiconductor MysteryExternal link

Naomi Ginsberg, a faculty chemist with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California (UC) Berkeley, led a team that used a unique form of microscopy to study the domain interfaces within an especially high-performing solution-processed organic semiconductor called TIPS-pentacene. Read More »

01.14.15FROM THE LABS

Dark Horse of the Dark Matter HuntExternal link

Scientists on ADMX – short for the Axion Dark Matter eXperiment, which is supported by the Office of Science and the National Science Foundation – are searching for hypothetical particles called axions. The axion is a dark matter candidate that is also a bit of a dark horse. Read More »

01.13.15FROM THE LABS

From the Bottom Up: Manipulating Nanoribbons at the Molecular LevelExternal link

researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California, Berkeley, have developed a new precision approach for synthesizing graphene nanoribbons from pre-designed molecular building blocks. Read More »

01.13.15FROM THE LABS

Water, Water, Everywhere — Controlling the Properties of NanomaterialsExternal link

Scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are learning how the properties of water molecules on the surface of metal oxides can be used to better control these minerals and use them to make products such as more efficient semiconductors for organic light emitting diodes and solar cells. Read More »

Iowa State University 01.13.15University Research

Iowa State Nuclear Physicist Makes the Case for Studying the Strong Nuclear ForceExternal link

Iowa State's John Lajoie recently made the case for nuclear physics research and the multi-million-dollar experiments and huge collaborations it takes to make discoveries. Read More »

New York University 01.12.15University Research

NYU Researchers Identify Nature of Fish’s “Sixth Sense”External link

Team supported by the Office of Science and others helps solve mystery of how aquatic creatures respond to their environment. Read More »

01.12.15FROM THE LABS

Solar Cell Polymers with Multiplied Electrical OutputExternal link

A team from Brookhaven National Lab has found a new family of materials that produces "twin" electrical charges on single molecules, potentially paving the way for easy manufacture of more efficient solar devices. Read More »

01.09.15FROM THE LABS

World’s Most Powerful Camera Receives Funding ApprovalExternal link

The 3,200-megapixel centerpiece of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), which will provide unprecedented details of the universe and help address some of its biggest mysteries, has received key “Critical Decision 2” approval from the DOE. Read More »

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