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Mira ranks among the world’s most energy-efficient supercomputers, making it within the top 100 of the green supercomputing list.05.18.16Article

Slimming Down Supercomputers

Scientists curb the energy appetite of the nation’s “answer machines.” Read More »

05.18.16Profile

CFN User Spotlight: Frances Ross Studies Nanowire GrowthExternal link

Frances Ross, a materials scientist at IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York, studies the mechanism by which atoms spontaneously self-assemble into nanowires—structures that are thousands of times longer than they are wide. Read More »

05.17.16User Facility

Technique Improves the Efficacy of Fuel CellsExternal link

Researchers using the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne have found a way to harness the quantum behavior of solid oxide fuel cells to make them even more efficient and robust. Read More »

University of Harvard 05.17.16University Research

Printing Metal in MidairExternal link

Increasing demand for flexible, wearable electronics, sensors, antennas and biomedical devices has led a team at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) to innovate an eye-popping new way of printing complex metallic architectures – as though they are seemingly suspended in midair. Read More »

Georgia State University 05.17.16University Research

Chemistry Researchers Unveil New, Detailed Images of Initial Stages of DNA TranscriptionExternal link

An unprecedented molecular view of the critical early events in gene expression, a process essential for all life, has been provided by researchers at Georgia State University, the University of California at Berkeley and Northwestern University. Read More »

Dr. Eric Brown gives a talk on the computing system Watson and its application in healthcare during the Science Day Program at the 2016 National Science Bowl competition05.17.16Profile

How Would IBM’s Quiz-Show Computer, Watson, Do as a Competitor in the National Science Bowl?

Eric Brown of IBM Watson Health spoke about the Grand Challenges program, designing the Watson computer that played and won Jeopardy!, and the quest for solutions in natural language processing. Read More »

The green dot at the bottom of the glass vial is a solution containing 22 milligrams of ultra-pure 249Bk produced at ORNL’s High Flux Isotope Reactor and Radiochemical Engineering Development Center at ORNL.05.17.16Science Highlight

DOE Isotope Program Provides Target Material for the Discovery of Superheavy Elements

New element 117 and its decay products establish the existence of long-sought Island of Stability. Read More »

The green dot at the bottom of the glass vial is a solution containing 22 milligrams of ultra-pure 249Bk produced at ORNL’s High Flux Isotope Reactor and Radiochemical Engineering Development Center at ORNL.05.17.16Science Highlight

DOE Isotope Program Provides Target Material for the Discovery of Superheavy Elements

New element 117 and its decay products establish the existence of long-sought Island of Stability. Read More »

Chicago University 05.16.16University Research

New Microbiome Center to Combine UChicago, MBL and Argonne ExpertiseExternal link

The University of Chicago, the Marine Biological Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory announced on May 13 a new partnership called The Microbiome Center, which will combine the three institutions’ efforts to understand the identity and function of microbes across environments. Read More »

MIT University 05.16.16University Research

Researchers Find Unexpected Magnetic EffectExternal link

A new and unexpected magnetic effect in a topological insulator made of Bi2SE3 layers with a EuS layer has taken MIT researchers by surprise and could open up a new pathway to advanced electronic devices and even robust quantum computer architecture. Read More »

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