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11.04.15From the Labs

Physicists Measure Force that Makes Antimatter Stick TogetherExternal link

Peering at the debris from particle collisions that recreate the conditions of the very early universe, scientists at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider at Brookhaven National Laboratory have - for the first time - measured the force of interaction between pairs of antiprotons. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.04.15User Facility

ALCF Helps Tackle the Large Hadron Collider’s Big Data ChallengeExternal link

Argonne physicists are using Mira to perform simulations of Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiments with a leadership-class supercomputer for the first time, shedding light on a path forward for interpreting future LHC data. Read MoreExternal linkage

Carnegie Institution for Science 11.03.15University Research

Breeding Higher Yielding Crops by Increasing Sugar Import Into SeedsExternal link

A team of scientists led by Carnegie’s Wolf Frommer has now discovered that a sugar-transport protein in maize and rice called SWEET4 is both necessary for successful seed filling and shows genome changes that indicate domestication by humans. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.03.15User Facility

Calcium-48’s ‘Neutron Skin’ Thinner Than Previously ThoughtExternal link

An international team led by Gaute Hagen of the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory used America’s most powerful supercomputer, Titan, to compute the neutron distribution and related observables of calcium-48, an isotope with an atomic nucleus consisting of 20 protons and 28 neutrons. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.03.15User Facility

‘Sidecars’ Pave the Way for Concurrent Analytics of Large-Scale SimulationsExternal link

A new software tool developed through a multi-disciplinary collaboration at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) allows researchers doing large-scale simulations at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) and other supercomputing facilities to do data analytics and visualizations of their simulations while the simulations are running. Read MoreExternal linkage

Florida State University 11.03.15University Research

Florida State Researcher Develops Material to Create Sustainable Energy SourceExternal link

In The Journal of Physical Chemistry, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes details how this new material efficiently captures sunlight and then, how the energy can be used to break down water into oxygen (O2) and hydrogen (H2). Read MoreExternal linkage

Michigan State University 11.03.15University Research

Protecting Plants From Stealthy DiseasesExternal link

New research by a team of international scientists led by Michigan State University has engineered the receptor for jasmonate, a plant hormone that plays a central role in plant defense, to fend off stealthy attacks from highly evolved pathogens. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.03.15From the Labs

Cold Electronics Help Scientists Spot Elusive 'Ghost' ParticlesExternal link

Researchers at Brookhaven National Laboratory have been developing specialized cold electronics, instruments that operate while immersed in liquid argon, a cryogenic liquid that boils at a biting -186 degrees Celsius or -303 degrees Fahrenheit. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.02.15From the Labs

ORNL Tires-To-Carbon Technology Licensed to RJ Lee GroupExternal link

RJ Lee Group has signed an agreement to license an invention developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory that converts waste rubber into a valuable energy storage material. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.02.15User Facility

Chemical Complexity Promises Improved Structural Alloys for Next-Gen Nuclear EnergyExternal link

Energy from radiation can create imperfections in alloys, so researchers in an Energy Frontier Research Center led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are investigating ways to design structural materials that develop fewer, smaller flaws under irradiation. Read MoreExternal linkage

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