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01.11.16From the Labs

Unique Two-Level Cathode Structure Improves Battery PerformanceExternal link

A team of scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are improving cathode materials with a new method, leading to higher-capacity, faster-charging batteries for electronics, vehicles, and energy-storage applications. Read MoreExternal linkage

Northeastern University 01.08.16University Research

Researchers’ Metallic Glue May Stick it to Soldering and WeldingExternal link

With Department of Energy Office of Science funding, researchers at Northeastern University have developed a glue that binds metal to metal to glass to you-name-it, sets at room temperature, and requires little pressure to seal. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.08.16From the Labs

Location Matters: Atmospheric Particle Travels TracedExternal link

Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory traced the atmospheric particle journey using a new modeling approach that calculates how particles are moved to the upper troposphere, and how efficiently they leave the atmosphere inside droplets, rain, or snow. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.08.16From the Labs

How Seashells Get Their StrengthExternal link

A study at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory shows how calcium carbonate forms composites to make strong materials such as in shells and pearls. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.08.16User Facility

Fighting Fire with FireFOAMExternal link

Insurance company FM Global uses the Titan supercomputer to simulate warehouse fires in unparalleled resolution. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.07.16From the Labs

A Nanoscale Look at Why a New Alloy is Amazingly ToughExternal link

A team of researchers led by scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has identified several mechanisms that make a new, cold-loving material one of the toughest metallic alloys ever. Read MoreExternal linkage

MIT University 01.07.16University Research

Clearing the Way for Floquet-Bloch StatesExternal link

A team at MIT demonstrates pure quantum-mechanical mixture of electrons and photons in the solid topological insulator bismuth selenide. Read MoreExternal linkage

Rice University 01.07.16University Research

New Study Finds Bacteria Attack Lignin with Enzymatic Tag TeamExternal link

In a study that could point the way to biofuels processes of the future, scientists from Rice University, the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Joint BioEnergy Institute at Emeryville, Calif., have discovered how two bacterial enzymes work as a team to break apart lignin. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.07.16User Facility

Finding New Ways to Optimize Old CodesExternal link

A team at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility has developed a software application that mines the source code for computational patterns, helping users identify additional opportunities for extracting parallelism from parts of the code for greater efficiency on high performance computing systems. Read MoreExternal linkage

For every gallon of biodiesel synthesized from soybean crops or other sources, more than a pound of waste consisting mostly of glycerol is created. Scientists are finding ways to convert that glycerol into something valuable. 01.07.16Article

Driving to Great: Science and the Journey to Waste-Free Biodiesel

Scientists overcome roadblocks to turning fuel's troubling waste into valued chemicals. Read More »

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