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Boron Boost07.20.16Science Highlight

Boron Boosts Graphene’s Sensitivity to Noxious Gases

International team shows that modified graphene is 105 times more sensitive at detecting ammonia. Read More »

Quantum Computing07.20.16Science Highlight

New Device Steps Us Towards Quantum Computing

Researchers trapped and detected ensembles of electrons, an important step in isolating single electrons for use in a new generation of low-power supercomputing. Read More »

07.20.16User Facility

Scientists Create New Thin Material That Mimics Cell MembranesExternal link

Materials scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have created a new material that performs like a cell membrane found in nature. Such a material has long been sought for applications as varied as water purification and drug delivery. Read More »

07.20.16User Facility

Comparing Fungal Secretions to Uncover Carbon Compound Degradation PathwaysExternal link

A team led by researchers at Harvard University and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) conducted a comparative analysis of the secretomes of four recently-isolated and sequenced filamentous Ascomycete fungi to learn more about the variety of pathways they deploy to break down carbon compounds. Read More »

CFN07.20.16Science Highlight

Something Deep Within: Nanocrystals Grown in Nanowires

This development could lead to new materials for ultra-small transistors, diodes, and more Read More »

07.20.16User Facility

New Training Videos Leverage ESnet’s Expertise to Improve Network Performance around the WorldExternal link

The Department of Energy’s Energy Sciences Network, or ESnet, and the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) at the University of Oregon are teaming up to create an extensive video training library to help organizations improve the performance of their networks by deploying the perfSONAR network measurement tools and the Science DMZ network architecture. Read More »

07.19.16User Facility

Scientists Determine Structure of Enzyme Linked with Key Cell-Signaling ProteinExternal link

Findings aid understanding of how modifications to cell-signaling protein affect its action in turning genes on and off; could also point to new targets for drugs to fight cancer. Read More »

MIT University 07.19.16University Research

MIT Scientists Find Weird Quantum Effects, Even Over Hundreds of MilesExternal link

MIT physicists have found that subatomic particles called neutrinos can be in superposition, without individual identities, when traveling hundreds of miles, and not just at quantum, subatomic scales. Read More »

University of Texas at Austin 07.19.16University Research

Scientists Glimpse Inner Workings of Atomically Thin TransistorsExternal link

With an eye to the next generation of tech gadgetry, a team of physicists at The University of Texas at Austin has had the first-ever glimpse into what happens inside an atomically thin semiconductor device. Read More »

07.19.16From the Labs

New ORNL Tool Probes for Genes Linked to Toxic MethylmercuryExternal link

Environmental scientists can more efficiently detect genes required to convert mercury in the environment into more toxic methylmercury with molecular probes developed by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read More »

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