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01.05.16From the Labs

Beam-Beam Compensation Scheme Doubles Proton-Proton Collision Rates at RHICExternal link

Scientists at Brookhaven National Lab are using an electron gun to create a negatively charged electron beam, kicking protons toward the center of the beam, maximizing collision rates, and producing more data in their search for the source of proton spin. Read MoreExternal linkage

Indiana University 01.04.16University Research

IU Scientists Create 'Nano-Reactor' for the Production of Hydrogen BiofuelExternal link

Scientists at Indiana University have created a highly efficient biomaterial that catalyzes the formation of hydrogen -- one half of the "holy grail" of splitting H2O to make hydrogen and oxygen for fueling cheap and efficient cars that run on water. Read MoreExternal linkage

2016 PNNL Science as Art Calendar 01.04.16From the Labs

2016 Science as Art CalendarExternal link

A dozen stunning images depicting basic and applied research at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are showcased in a 2016 Science as Art collection. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.29.15From the Labs

Creating a Super Lattice: Zipping Electrons, Jumping Holes, and the Quest for Solar FuelsExternal link

Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Washington created a new material that quickly separates electrons and their holes, providing a key insight for solar fuel production Read MoreExternal linkage

12.28.15From the Labs

Brookhaven Scientists to Lead Two New Nuclear Theory Collaborative ProjectsExternal link

Theoretical physicists from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory will serve as principal investigators for two of three recently announced collaborative projects exploring the theoretical underpinnings of nuclear physics. Read MoreExternal linkage

Georgia Tech University 12.28.15University Research

New Acoustic Technique Reveals Structural Information in Nanoscale MaterialsExternal link

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have developed a new nondestructive technique for investigating these material changes by examining the acoustic response at the nanoscale. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.24.15From the Labs

New Hybrid Electrolyte For Solid-State Lithium BatteriesExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a novel electrolyte for use in solid-state lithium batteries that overcomes many of the problems that plague other solid electrolytes while also showing signs of being compatible with next-generation cathodes. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.24.15User Facility

Getting the Lead Out of Photovoltaics with NeutronsExternal link

Researchers from DuPont and the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are studying hybrid perovskites at TOPAZ, SNS beam line 12, with hopes of influencing the development of better photovoltaics. Read MoreExternal linkage

University of Georgia 12.23.15University Research

UGA Research Links Inorganic Mercury Exposure to Damaged Cell ProcessesExternal link

University of Georgia research has found that inorganic mercury, which was previously thought to be a less harmful form of the toxic metal, is very damaging to key cell processes. Read MoreExternal linkage

This illustration shows how hexagonal bacterial proteins (shown as ribbon-like structures at right and upper right) self-assemble into a honeycomb-like tiled pattern (center and background). 12.23.15User Facility

Nature’s Microscopic Masonry: The First Steps in How Thin Protein Sheets Form Polyhedral ShellsExternal link

First-of-its-kind study shows beginning stages in assembly of bacterial microcompartments. Read MoreExternal linkage

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