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Chicago University 02.20.15University Research

New Solder for Semiconductors Creates Technological PossibilitiesExternal link

A research team led by the University of Chicago’s Dmitri Talapin has demonstrated how semiconductors can be soldered and still deliver good electronic performance. Read More »

Rutgers University 02.20.15University Research

Rutgers-Led Research Team Makes Major Stride in Explaining 30-Year-Old ‘Hidden Order’ Physics MysteryExternal link

Findings may lead to new kinds of materials for electronics and superconducting magnets. Read More »


Semiconductor Works Better When Hitched to GrapheneExternal link

Experiments at SLAC show potential for graphene-based organic electronic devices. Read More »

California Institute of Technology 02.18.15University Research

How Iron Feels the HeatExternal link

Recent work at Caltech in the Division of Engineering and Applied Science provides evidence for how iron's magnetism plays a role in the arrangement of when the iron atoms changes several times before melting—an understanding that could help researchers develop better and stronger steel. Read More »


Sugar and SpliceExternal link

Oak Ridge National Lab researchers identify genes best suited for producing biofuel from poplar trees planted in different environments. Read More »


Bigger StepsExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers develop algorithm to make simulation of ultrafast processes possible. Read More »


Scientists Get First Glimpse of a Chemical Bond Being BornExternal link

Scientists have used an X-ray laser at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to get the first glimpse of the transition state where two atoms begin to form a weak bond on the way to becoming a molecule. Read More »

Many bacteria and archaea encase themselves within a self-assembling protective shell of S-layer proteins, like chainmail armor. 02.12.15FROM THE LABS

Bacterial Armor Holds Clues for Self-Assembling NanostructuresExternal link

Berkeley Lab study reveals key details in formation of S-layer nanosheets. Read More »


Scientists Take First X-ray Portraits of Living Bacteria at the LCLSExternal link

Researchers working at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have captured the first X-ray portraits of living bacteria. This technique could allow the study of viral infections, cell division, and photosynthesis in new detail. Read More »


Smashing Polarized Protons to Uncover Spin and Other SecretsExternal link

Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider starts 15th year of nuclear physics operations. Read More »

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