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Duke University 01.06.15University Research

Predicting Superbugs’ Countermoves to New DrugsExternal link

Software developed by Duke researchers predicts MRSA’S response to new drug before it’s tested on patients. Read More »

01.05.15FROM THE LABS

2014's Top-10 Scientific Achievements at Brookhaven LabExternal link

From new insights into the building blocks of matter to advances in understanding batteries, superconductors, and a protein that could help fight cancer, 2014 was a year of stunning successes for the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory. Read More »

2015 PNNL Science as Art Calendar 01.05.15FROM THE LABS

Science as Art: PNNL Images Fill 2015 CalendarExternal link

Lab is showcasing 12 images and the stories behind them in a 2015 calendar. Read More »

Arrays of nanoribbons of lead zirconate titanate (gold, bottom) on a sheet of flexible polymer (brown) produce current pulses during each heartbeat.01.01.15Science Highlights

Power from the Heart

Advances in materials processing enable harvesting of energy from heartbeats. Read More »

A series of x-ray scattering images are taken at ultrafast time intervals with an x-ray laser after excitation with an infra-red source that energizes the vibrational modes of a Germanium crystal.01.01.15Science Highlights

X-ray Laser Used to Produce Movies of Atomic-scale Motion

Stroboscopic x-ray pulses scatter from a vibrating crystal and reveal how energy moves. Read More »

Nanobionic Leaf: DNA-coated carbon nanotubes (top) incorporated inside chloroplasts in the leaves of living plants (middle) boost plant photosynthesis.01.01.15Science Highlights

Nanobionics Supercharge Photosynthesis

Carbon nanotubes and inorganic nanoparticles enhance photosynthetic activity and stability. Read More »

An anti-Brownian single-molecule microfluidic trap is used to observe individual light-harvesting antenna complexes in solution.01.01.15Science Highlights

Shining Light on the Fleeting Interactions of Single Molecules

New technique allows scientists to observe the dynamic structural changes of single biomolecules in solution. Read More »

12.30.14FROM THE LABS

The Quality of LightExternal link

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and The Pennsylvania State University are closely studying one of these photosynthetic species of fast-growing cyanobacteria using advanced tools developed at PNNL to determine the optimum environment that contributes to record growth and productivity. Read More »

Rochester University 12.30.14University Research

Researchers Show Neutrinos Can Deliver Not Only Full-on Hits But Also ‘Glancing Blows’External link

In what they call a “weird little corner” of the already weird world of neutrinos, Rochester University physicists have found evidence that these tiny particles might be involved in a surprising reaction. Read More »

12.29.14FROM THE LABS

Microscopy Reveals How Atom-High Steps Impede Oxidation of Metal SurfacesExternal link

A new study performed by a team led by Guangwen Zhou of Binghamton University, in collaboration with Peter Sutter of the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory reveals that certain features of metal surfaces can stop the process of oxidation in its tracks. Read More »

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