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Brown University 06.29.15University Research

Brown University Chemists Contribute to Opening of ‘Molecular Movie’External link

Brown University researchers worked with scientists at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to image the first stages of a key chemical reaction as it happens. Read More »

Collaborating scientists (left to right) Eric Stach, Dmitri Zakharov, Anatoly Frenkel, and Yuanyuan Li at a transmission electron microscope (TEM) in the Center for Functional Nanomaterials. 06.29.15FROM THE LABS

X-Rays and Electrons Join Forces To Map Catalytic Reactions in Real-TimeExternal link

New technique combines electron microscopy and synchrotron x-rays at Brookhaven Lab to track chemical reactions under real operating conditions. Read More »

Michigan State University 06.29.15University Research

Making a Better SemiconductorExternal link

Research led by Michigan State University scientists developed a method that will more easily allow an electrical current to pass through materials, possibly leading to new and improved semiconductors. Read More »


Magnetic AttractionExternal link

Researchers at the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) are on the forefront of understanding molecular-level science in the natural environment. Read More »


Homegrown Solution for Synchrotron Light SourceExternal link

Ames Laboratory physicist Adam Kaminski turned a research challenge into the opportunity to develop an innovative technique for the study of electronic properties in new materials. Read More »


Confirming Microbial Lineages Through Cultivation-Independent MeansExternal link

In a recent study illuminating how novel microbial lineages are being uncovered through the use of such techniques, a team including researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), a DOE Office of Science User Facility, offers compelling evidence that two groups of uncultivated bacteria actually belong to a single candidate phylum called ‘Atribacteria.’ Read More »


Helium ‘Balloons’ Offer New Path to Control Complex MaterialsExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a new method to manipulate a wide range of materials and their behavior using only a handful of helium ions. Read More »

University California San Diego 06.26.15University Research

Physicists Fine Tune Control of Agile Exotic MaterialsExternal link

Physicists at the University of California, San Diego, have found a way to control the length and strength of waves of atomic motion that have promising potential uses such as fine-scale imaging and the transmission of information within tight spaces. Read More »

MIT University 06.25.15University Research

New Manufacturing Approach Slices Lithium-ion Battery Cost in HalfExternal link

An advanced manufacturing approach for lithium-ion batteries, developed by researchers at MIT and at a spinoff company called 24M, promises to significantly slash the cost of the most widely used type of rechargeable batteries while also improving their performance and making them easier to recycle. Read More »


Going Through GrapheneExternal link

Scientists at the Fluid Interface Reactions, Structures and Transport Center have discovered how protons selectively pass through graphene with promising applications for fuel cells and membranes. Read More »

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