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07.12.16User Facility

Scientists Optimize Defects for Better Superconducting EffectsExternal link

In a new study, researchers at Argonne have developed a rational approach to optimizing the arrangement of defects in commercial high-temperature superconducting wires to enhance their current-carrying capacity. Read More »

Stanford University 07.12.16University Research

Stanford Researchers Help to Explain How Stars are Born and Cosmic Structures EvolveExternal link

Working with information sent from the Japanese Hitomi satellite, an international team of researchers that include Stanford scientists has obtained the first views of a supermassive black hole stirring hot gas at the heart of a galaxy cluster, like a spoon stirring cream into coffee. Read More »

Carnegie Institution for Science 07.12.16University Research

Crop Roots Enact Austerity Measures During Drought to Bank WaterExternal link

New work from a team led by Carnegie’s José Dinneny discovers a strategy employed by grasses in drought conditions that could potentially be harnessed to improve crop productivity. Read More »

Northwestern University 07.11.16University Research

Flipping Crystals Improves Solar-Cell PerformanceExternal link

A new type of two-dimensional-layered perovskite developed by Northwestern University, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Rice University researchers will open up new horizons for next-generation stable solar-cell devices and new opto-electronic devices such as light-emitting diodes, lasers and sensors. Read More »

University California San Diego 07.11.16University Research

Clouds Are Moving Higher, Subtropical Dry Zones Expanding, According to Satellite AnalysisExternal link

A Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California San Diego-led research team analyzing satellite cloud records has found that the cloudy storm tracks on Earth are moving toward the poles and subtropical dry zones are expanding. Read More »

University of Florida 07.11.16University Research

UF Chemistry Professor is First to Use Light to Make Gold Crystal NanoparticlesExternal link

A team of University of Florida researchers has figured out how gold can be used in crystals grown by light to create nanoparticles, a discovery that has major implications for industry and cancer treatment and could improve the function of pharmaceuticals, medical equipment and solar panels. Read More »

MIT University 07.08.16University Research

New Technique Provides Detailed Views of Metals’ Crystal StructureExternal link

Researchers at MIT and elsewhere have developed a new combination of methods that can provide detailed information about the microstructure of polycrystalline metals. Read More »

Penn State University 07.08.16University Research

New Clues Could Help Scientists Harness the Power of PhotosynthesisExternal link

Discovery by researchers at Penn State University could enable scientists to engineer crop plants that more efficiently harness the energy of the Sun. Read More »

University of Texas Southwestern 07.07.16University Research

Study Finds Sensing Mechanism in Food Poisoning BugExternal link

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have uncovered a mechanism that a type of pathogenic bacteria found in shellfish use to sense when they are in the human gut, where they release toxins that cause food poisoning. Read More »

University of Wisconsin-Madison 07.07.16University Research

Lessons of Lager: Yeast Origin Becomes a Complex TaleExternal link

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are studying the hybridization of yeasts, ultimately leading to a better understanding of the natural history and genetic diversity of these economically important organisms. Read More »

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