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Arizona State University 06.25.15University Research

Research Findings Point Way to Designing Crack-Resistant MetalsExternal link

A research team at Arizona State University is uncovering new knowledge about the causes of stress-corrosion cracking in alloys used in pipelines for transporting water, natural gas and fossil fuels — as well as for components used in nuclear power generating stations and the framework of aircraft. Read More »

University California Riverside 06.24.15University Research

In Search of an Elusive Subatomic ParticleExternal link

University of California, Riverside scientists are working on the Compact Muon Sollenoid (CMS) experiment in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. The team has been examining CMS data to look for evidence of a “Majorana neutrino.” Read More »


Silica ‘Spiky Screws’ Could Enhance Industrial Coatings and Additive ManufacturingExternal link

A molecular process developed by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, paves the way for improved silica structure design by introducing microscopic, segmented screw-like spikes that can more effectively bond materials for commercial use. Read More »

University California San Diego 06.24.15University Research

Discovery Paves Way for New Kinds of Superconducting ElectronicsExternal link

Physicists at UC San Diego have developed a new way to control the transport of electrical currents through high-temperature superconductors—materials discovered nearly 30 years ago that lose all resistance to electricity at commercially attainable low temperatures. Read More »


NSLS-II: A Video TourExternal link

Take a look at the beamlines that are coming online at Brookhaven's newest facility, the National Synchrotron Light Source II. Read More »

University of Houston 06.23.15University Research

UH Researchers Devise New Formula to Speed Development of Modern MaterialsExternal link

Researchers from the University of Houston have devised a new formula for calculating the maximum efficiency of thermoelectric materials, the first new formula in more than a half-century, designed to speed up the development of new materials suitable for practical use. Read More »


X Marks the Spot: Researchers Confirm Novel Method for Controlling Plasma Rotation to Improve Fusion PerformanceExternal link

Timothy Stoltzfus-Dueck, a physicist at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), demonstrated a novel method that scientists can use to manipulate the intrinsic – or self-generated – rotation of hot, charged plasma gas within fusion facilities called tokamaks. Read More »


Sweeping Lasers Snap Together Nanoscale Geometric GridsExternal link

New technique developed by Brookhaven Lab scientists rapidly creates multi-layered, self-assembled grids with fully customizable shapes and compositions. Read More »

University of Harvard 06.23.15University Research

The Secrets of SecretionExternal link

New system for fluid release developed by Harvard scientists could improve anti-fouling, drug delivery and self-healing materials. Read More »


Protection from the ElementsExternal link

A simple topcoat of plastic developed at the Center for Solar Fuels, an Energy Frontier Research Center at the University of North Carolina, helps solar fuel cells withstand wear and tear. Read More »

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