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06.11.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Protein Could Put Antibiotic-Resistant Bugs in HandcuffsExternal link

A team from Duke and the University of Sydney in Australia has solved the structure of a key protein that drives DNA copying in the plasmids that make staphylococcus bacteria antibiotic-resistant. Read More »

Brookhaven physicist Oleg Gang and Stony Brook University postdoctoral researcher Sunita Srivastava. 06.11.14FROM THE LABS

DNA-Linked Nanoparticles Form Switchable "Thin Films" on a Liquid SurfaceExternal link

Possible pathway to adjustable filters, surfaces with variable mechanical response, or even new ways to deliver genes for biomedical applications. Read More »

06.10.14FROM THE LABS

More Than Just A Hill of Beans

Researchers at the Joint Genome Institute, the University of Georgia, and North Dakota State University sequence and analyze the genome of the common bean, which may improve both food security and the sustainability of bioenergy crops. Read More »

06.10.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL) Spotlights the University Users of its Neutron Sciences FacilitiesExternal link

Researchers at the University of Houston, Penn State, Princeton University and Georgia Tech are using ORNL’s facility for studying everything from polymer micelles to carbon dioxide capture and storage. Read More »

06.10.14FROM THE LABS

PPPL Receives $4.3 Million to Increase Understanding of the Role that Plasma Plays in Synthesizing NanoparticlesExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) has received $4.3 million of DOE funding, over three years, to develop an increased understanding of the role of plasma in the synthesis of nanoparticles. Read More »

06.09.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Room To Move: Spacing Graphite Layers Makes a Better Battery AnodeExternal link

In a paper published in the June 4 issue of Nature Communications, University of Maryland professors Chunsheng Wang and John Cumings explain how a modified version of a Li-ion battery anode could allow manufacturers to replace the lithium with a more common element. Read More »

Official groundbreakers for Ames Laboratory's new Sensitive Instrument Facility. 06.09.14FROM THE LABS

Ames Laboratory Breaks Ground on Sensitive Instrument FacilityExternal link

13,300 square-foot facility will house state-of-the-art instruments which advance the Lab’s role in materials characterization and support the Department of Energy’s science mission. Read More »

06.09.14FROM THE LABS

Evolution of a Bimetallic NanocatalystExternal link

A multi-national lab collaboration led by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has taken the most detailed look ever at the evolution of platinum/cobalt bimetallic nanoparticles during reactions in oxygen and hydrogen gases. Read More »

06.06.14FROM THE LABS

Ionic Liquid Boosts Efficiency of CO2 Reduction CatalystExternal link

Promising approach for converting abundant gas to building blocks for liquid fuels and other useful chemicals. Read More »

06.05.14FROM THE LABS

MINOS Result Narrows Field for Sterile NeutrinosExternal link

Data collected at the long-running MINOS experiment stacks evidence against the existence of these theoretical particles. Read More »

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