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Scanning electron microscope image of 2D arrays of channels created in a silicon sheet taking advantage of novel interface interactions with the soft substrate.10.01.14Science Highlights

Chemistry and Strain Allow New Microfabrication

Discovery of a new bonding mechanism has enabled the facile fabrication of arrays of semiconductor microstructures. Read More »

The weak signal of two gadolinium ions - shown as brilliant spheres - was used to solve the high resolution crystal structure of the model protein lysozyme.10.01.14Science Highlights

Solving Protein Structures from Scratch

A novel tool to determine the structure of difficult to crystallize proteins. Read More »

Laser induced photodetachment is used to turn a stable F¯(H2O) molecule into FH2O to study the “half reaction” processes experimentally and theoretically.10.01.14Science Highlights

A View from the Middle for Chemical Reactions

Studying the photodetachment of a stable anion provides an experimental-theoretical benchmark of the chemical dynamics. Read More »

Representative structures of the fluoroprotactinates synthesized and their structures determined using single crystal X-ray crystallography.10.01.14Science Highlights

At an Elemental Crossroad: Investigating the Chemistry of Protactinium

Studies of protactinium aim to understand its chemistry and its unique electronic properties in the actinide elements. Read More »

The figure shows measured electron bunch images with lasing suppressed (top left) and full lasing (right).10.01.14Science Highlights

Making the Old New Again: Measuring Ultrashort X-ray Laser Pulses

Researchers have developed a powerful new diagnostic tool for the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) with femtosecond resolution. Read More »

Wide-field fluorescence images (upper) acquired simultaneously in two orthogonal polarizations (double-ended arrows) depicting the 1D diffusional motions of rod-shaped single molecules confined within surfactant-templated mesoporous silica (bottom scheme).10.01.14Science Highlights

Wobbling Molecules Probe Wiggle Room in Nanochannels

Single-molecule wobbling measurements help to elucidate molecular confinement within cylindrical nanopores. Read More »

Substituting Co into d-MoN gave enhanced activity which approaches that of Pt metal, and which is competitive with that of the best known non-noble metal alternatives.10.01.14Science Highlights

Neutrons Reveal New Electrocatalyst Family for Producing Hydrogen Fuel

New catalyst material provides potential for cheaper renewable hydrogen production. Read More »

Nanocrystals enable new electrically-controlled windows.10.01.14Science Highlights

Smarter Smart Windows

Thin coating of nanocrystals embedded in glass can electrically control light and heat from sunlight as it passes through a window. Read More »

A fragment of the crystal structure of the new ice is shown where the oxygen atoms are blue and the molecular hydrogen atoms pink.10.01.14Science Highlights

Inside Ice Under High Pressure

New insights from neutron diffraction reveal changes to atomic structure. Read More »

AFM micrograph of the muscovite (001) basal plane showing PuO2 nanoparticles after overnight exposure to 2 mM Pu(III) in 100 mM NaCl at pH 2.6 (image range: 200 nm×200 nm).10.01.14Science Highlights

Surface-Mediated Formation of Plutonium Nanoparticles

Researchers observe metal-trapping on mineral surfaces. Read More »

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