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Penn State University 09.23.14University Research

Sparkling Threads With Exceptional PropertiesExternal link

Penn State University researchers create super-strong, super-thin diamond nanothreads. Read More »

University of Illinois at Chicago 09.23.14University Research

Graphene Flaws Key to Creating Hypersensitive ‘Electronic Nose’External link

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have discovered a way to create a highly sensitive chemical sensor based on the crystalline flaws in graphene sheets. Read More »

Brookhaven Lab's National Synchrotron Light Source II 09.23.14FROM THE LABS

Brookhaven Lab's National Synchrotron Light Source II Approved to Start Routine OperationsExternal link

Milestone marks transition to exciting new chapter. Read More »


Interface Surprises May Motivate Novel Oxide Electronic DevicesExternal link

Project by researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory leads to an experiment and theory that corroborate two distinct mechanisms in a ferroelectric material. Read More »

University of Utah 09.22.14University Research

Nuclear Spins Control Current in Plastic LEDExternal link

University of Utah physicists are making steps toward quantum computing, spintronic memory, and better displays. Read More »

Chicago University 09.22.14University Research

UChicago-Argonne National Lab Team Improves Solar-cell EfficiencyExternal link

Researchers identified a new polymer—a type of large molecule that forms plastics and other familiar materials—that improved the efficiency of solar cells. Read More »

The City College of New York 09.19.14University Research

Oxides Discovered by CCNY Team Could Advance Memory DevicesExternal link

Researchers at The City College of New York led by chemist Stephen O’Brien have discovered new complex oxides that exhibit both magnetic and ferroelectric properties. Read More »


A Nanosized Hydrogen GeneratorExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have created a small scale “hydrogen generator” that uses light and a two-dimensional graphene platform to boost production of the hard-to-make element. Read More »

A photo of a satellite orbiting earth. 09.18.14ARTICLE

Pursuit of Dark Matter Progresses at AMSExternal link

A possible sign of dark matter will eventually become clear, according to promising signs from the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment. Read More »


Novel Capability Enables First Test of Real Turbine Engine ConditionsExternal link

Manufactures of turbine engines for airplanes, automobiles and electric generation plants could expedite the development of more durable, energy-efficient turbine blades thanks to a partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, the German Aerospace Center and the universities of Central Florida and Cleveland State. Read More »

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