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University of Tennessee Knoxville 06.04.15University Research

UT Scientists, World Partners Begin New Research at Large Hadron ColliderExternal link

The University of Tennessee joined world partners in a new era of research as scientists began recording data from the Large Hadron Collider, the world’s biggest and most powerful particle accelerator. Read More »

One of the first collisions in the CMS detector at the record-high energy of 13 TeV, taken during testing for the second run of the Large Hadron Collider in late May. 06.03.15FROM THE LABS

U.S. Joins the World in a New Era of Research at the Large Hadron ColliderExternal link

New LHC data gives researchers from around the world their best chance yet to study the Higgs boson and search for dark matter and new particles. Collaborators in the effort include scientists from the Department of Energy’s Brookhaven, Fermilab, Berkeley and Oak Ridge national laboratories. Read More »

MIT University 06.03.15University Research

Surendranath Receives Department of Energy Early Career AwardExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected MIT Professor Yogesh Surendranath for a 2015 Early Career Research Program award. This highly competitive program supports exceptional researchers early in their careers, when many scientists do their most formative work. Read More »


JGI's Carbon Cycling Studies on Restored Marshes (Video)External link

DOE Joint Genome Institute Metagenome Program Head, Susannah Tringe, and postdoc, Susie Theroux, discuss the lessons to be learned from studying the microbial diversity of marshes that have been converted to other uses, and are now being restored, as well as the potential impacts on the global carbon cycle. Read More »

University of Missouri 06.03.15University Research

Move Over Arabidopsis, There’s a New Model Plant in TownExternal link

As farmers spend billions of dollars spreading nitrogen on their fields this spring, researchers at the University of Missouri are working toward less reliance on the fertilizer. Read More »

Vanderbilt University 06.03.15University Research

World’s Smallest Spirals Could Guard Against Identity TheftExternal link

Students and faculty at Vanderbilt University fabricated these tiny Archimedes’ spirals and then used ultrafast lasers at Vanderbilt and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington, to characterize their optical properties. Read More »

MIT University 06.02.15University Research

A New Tool Developed at MIT Measures the Distance Between Phonon CollisionsExternal link

Tabletop setup provides more nuanced picture of heat production in microelectronics. Read More »

Virginia Commonwealth University 06.02.15University Research

Researchers Synthesize Magnetic Nanoparticles That Could Offer Alternative to Rare Earth MagnetsExternal link

A team of scientists at Virginia Commonwealth University has synthesized a powerful new magnetic material that could reduce the dependence of the United States and other nations on rare earth elements produced by China. Read More »


Giant Structures Called Plasmoids Could Simplify the Design of Future TokamaksExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have for the first time simulated the formation of structures called "plasmoids" during Coaxial Helicity Injection (CHI), a process that could simplify the design of fusion facilities known as tokamaks. Read More »

Stanford University 06.01.15University Research

New 'Designer Carbon' from Stanford Boosts Battery PerformanceExternal link

Stanford scientists have created a new carbon material that significantly improves the performance of batteries and supercapacitors. Read More »

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