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12.02.14FROM THE LABS

A Better Look at the Chemistry of InterfacesExternal link

New X-ray spectroscopy technique at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source being used for the study of heterogeneous interfaces. Read More »

Michigan University 12.02.14University Research

Most of Earth's Carbon May Be Hidden in the Planet's Inner Core, New Model SuggestsExternal link

University of Michigan researchers and their colleagues suggest that iron carbide, Fe7C3, provides a good match for the density and sound velocities of Earth's inner core under the relevant conditions. Read More »

12.01.14FROM THE LABS

Optimized Algorithms Boost Combustion ResearchExternal link

Turbulent combustion simulations, which provide input to the design of more fuel-efficient combustion systems, have gotten their own efficiency boost, thanks to researchers from the Computational Research Division (CRD) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). Read More »

AAAS Logo 12.01.14PRESS RELEASE

Office of Science Salutes New AAAS Fellows.pdf file (25KB)

Nine researchers join a distinguished company at the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Drexel University 12.01.14University Research

Shaping the Future of Energy Storage With Conductive ClayExternal link

Materials scientists from Drexel University’s College of Engineering invented the clay, which is both highly conductive and can easily be molded into a variety of shapes and sizes. Read More »

University of Tennessee Knoxville 11.26.14University Research

Discovery by UT Engineers Makes Invisibility Tantalizingly CloseExternal link

Breakthrough in research could lead to a better coupling of light and magnetism, which in turn could yield improvements in data storage, sensing, imaging, and optical communication. Read More »

Michigan University 11.26.14University Research

Heat-conducting Plastic Developed at U-MichiganExternal link

The spaghetti-like internal structure of most plastics makes it hard for them to cast away heat, but a University of Michigan research team has made a plastic blend that does so 10 times better than its conventional counterparts. Read More »

11.25.14FROM THE LABS

On the Right Track for Tropical CloudsExternal link

Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory find the cause of moisture buildup that initiates and propels the Madden-Julian Oscillation. Read More »

11.25.14PRESS RELEASE

President Obama Presents Mildred Dresselhaus with the Presidential Medal of FreedomExternal link

Dr. Dresselhaus, a professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering at MIT and former Director of DOE’s Office of Science who has earned numerous other accolades, including the Enrico Fermi Award, was honored as, “One of the most prominent physicists, materials scientists, and electrical engineers of her generation." Read More »

University of Nebraska-Lincoln 11.25.14University Research

Researchers Engineer Improvements of Technology Used in Digital MemoryExternal link

A team led by University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers has employed a Nobel Prize-winning material and common household chemical to enhance the properties of a component primed for the next generation of high-speed, high-capacity RAM. Read More »

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