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12.10.14FROM THE LABS

Study May Help Slow the Spread of FluExternal link

An important study conducted in part at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory may lead to new, more effective vaccines and medicines by revealing detailed information about how a flu antibody binds to a wide variety of flu viruses. Read More »

Washington University in St. Louis 12.10.14University Research

Hunting For Dark Matter in a Gold MineExternal link

Distinctively timed flashes of light in a vat of xenon might betray the presence of dark-matter particles. Read More »

This illustration depicts an experiment at SLAC that revealed how a protein from photosynthetic bacteria changes shape in response to light. 12.09.14FROM THE LABS

X-ray Laser Reveals How Bacterial Protein Morphs in Response to LightExternal link

A series of super-sharp snapshots demonstrates a new tool for tracking life's chemistry. Read More »

Indiana University 12.09.14University Research

Study Finds Extreme Temperature Anomalies Are Warming Faster Than Earth's AverageExternal link

Research by an Indiana University geographer and colleagues finds that spatial patterns of extreme temperature anomalies -- readings well above or below the mean -- are warming even faster than the overall average. Read More »

A 9 cm-long capillary discharge waveguide used in BELLA experiments to generate multi-GeV electron beams. 12.09.14FROM THE LABS

World Record for Compact Particle AcceleratorExternal link

Researchers at Berkeley Lab ramp up energy of laser-plasma “tabletop” accelerator. Read More »

12.09.14FROM THE LABS

Underground Helium Travels to the Earth’s Surface Via Aquifers, New Study SaysExternal link

Using an atom trap built at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory to date the water in a deep South American aquifer, scientists tracked the rate at which helium pooled in the aquifers. Read More »

Stanford University 12.08.14University Research

Stanford Engineers Take Big Step Toward Using Light Instead of Wires Inside ComputersExternal link

Using a new algorithm, Stanford engineers can design and build a prism-like silicon structure that can bend light at right angles. The goal is to transmit data faster and more efficiently via optical rather than electrical signals. Read More »

12.08.14FROM THE LABS

Unusual Electronic State Found in New Class of Unconventional SuperconductorsExternal link

Finding gives scientists a new group of materials to explore to unlock secrets of some materials' ability to carry current with no energy loss. Read More »

Michigan University 12.08.14University Research

45-year Physics Mystery Shows a Path to Quantum TransistorsExternal link

Physicists at the University of Michigan have discovered or confirmed several properties of the compound samarium hexaboride that raise hopes for finding the silicon of the quantum era Read More »

12.08.14FROM THE LABS

The Bright Side of Arctic CloudsExternal link

For the first time, modeling research led by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that atmospheric particles can brighten cold clouds in the Arctic. Read More »

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