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Drexel University 03.18.15University Research

Drexel Materials Research Could Unlock Potential of Lithium-Sulfur BatteriesExternal link

Drexel researchers, along with colleagues at Aix-Marseille University in France, have discovered a high performance cathode material with great promise for use in next generation lithium-sulfur batteries that could one day be used to power mobile devices and electric cars. Read More »

Northwestern University 03.17.15University Research

Catalyst Destroys Common Toxic Nerve Agents QuicklyExternal link

Northwestern University scientists have developed a robust new material, inspired by biological catalysts, that is extraordinarily effective at destroying toxic nerve agents that are a threat around the globe. Read More »

University of Utah 03.17.15University Research

Uncovering the Secrets of Super Solar Power PerovskitesExternal link

University of Utah study of magnetic field effects could help researchers to fully optimize organic-inorganic hybrid perovskite solar cells. Read More »


The Jaw-Dropping Jumping Droplet GeneratorExternal link

A team of researchers at the Solid-State Solar-Thermal Energy Conversion Center (S3TEC) has discovered an unexpected way to convert thermal energy, or heat, into electricity. Read More »

03.17.15Presentations & Testimony

Statement of Patricia Dehmer, Acting Director of the Office of Science, Before the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy & Water Development.pdf file (60KB)

Acting Director Patricia Dehmer discusses the President’s FY 2016 Budget Request for the Office of
Science in the Department of Energy (DOE).

Inside View of DIII-D Tokamak 03.17.15FROM THE LABS

Lighting a Star and Controlling Its BurstsExternal link

Scientists at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and General Atomics make breakthrough in understanding how to control intense heat bursts in fusion experiments. Read More »

Princeton University 03.16.15University Research

Frontier Beneath Our Feet: Seismic Study Aims to Map Earth's Interior in 3-DExternal link

Scientists at Princeton University are exploring the Earth’s mantle thanks to a growing earthquake detection network and Titan, a world-class supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read More »

Rice University 03.16.15University Research

Symmetry Matters in Graphene GrowthExternal link

Scientists at Rice University discovered that the geometric relationship between graphene and the substrate, the underlying material on which carbon assembles atom by atom, determines how the island shapes emerge. Read More »


Probing the Early Stages of DNA “Photocopying”External link

An intricate three-dimensional model of the complex protein that helps prepare DNA for duplication is the result of research at three U.S. Department of Energy x-ray light sources, including the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory. Read More »

North Carolina State University 03.13.15University Research

Unique Proteins Found in Heat-Loving Organisms Bind Well to Plant MatterExternal link

Unique proteins newly discovered in heat-loving bacteria are more than capable of attaching themselves to plant cellulose, possibly paving the way for more efficient methods of converting plant matter into biofuels. Read More »

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