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Cornell University 04.03.15University Research

Cornell Physicists Energized About Restart of Large Hadron ColliderExternal link

A team of grad students from Cornell will be among the many U.S. scientists working on the Large Hadron Collider when it restarts. Read More »

Washington University in St. Louis 04.02.15University Research

Pick a Color, Any ColorExternal link

A small team of scientists can synthesize molecules that will absorb any color of sunlight, from the oranges through the near-infrared, greatly expanding the palette of light-harvesting molecules Read More »

04.02.15FROM THE LABS

In the Heat of the Reaction, a Single Atom DeliversExternal link

Not present when the reaction starts or ends, the driving force behind turning poisonous carbon monoxide into a benign form is a single atom that appears in the heat of action, according to scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Read More »

04.02.15FROM THE LABS

Longer DNA Fragments Reveal Rare Species DiversityExternal link

A team including DOE JGI and Berkeley Lab researchers compared two ways of using the next generation Illumina sequencing machines, one of which–TruSeq Synthetic Long-Reads–produced significantly longer reads than the other. Read More »

Princeton University 04.01.15University Research

Battery Bounce Test Often Bounces Off TargetExternal link

Researchers at Princeton University have found that the common test of bouncing a household battery to learn if it is dead or not is not actually an effective way to check a battery's charge. Read More »

Georgia Tech University 04.01.15University Research

HAWC Captures Evidence of Powerful Cosmic VisitorsExternal link

Through the High Altitude Water Cherenkov Observatory (HAWC), scientists will gather information on gamma rays that carry about a trillion times more energy than the photons that enter our eyes and allow us to see. Read More »

04.01.15FROM THE LABS

Study at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source Shows Why Skin is Resistant to TearingExternal link

Making good use of the X-ray beams at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source (ALS), the collaboration of researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory made the first direct observations of the micro-scale mechanisms behind the ability of skin to resist tearing. Read More »

New Hampshire University 04.01.15University Research

UNH Geologist Identifies New Source of Methane for Gas Hydrates in ArcticExternal link

Research led by a University of New Hampshire professor has identified a new source of methane for gas -- hydrates ice-like substances found in sediment that trap methane within the crystal structure of frozen water -- in the Arctic Ocean. Read More »

This artistic rendering shows an iron-centered molecule that is severed by laser light. 04.01.15FROM THE LABS

Scientists Track Ultrafast Creation of a Catalyst with X-ray LaserExternal link

Chemical transformations driven by light provide key insight to steps in solar-energy conversion. Read More »

2002 National Science Bowl championship high school team pictured on the left and Steven Sivek profile picture on the right.03.30.15ARTICLE

Champions in Science Whose Stars Are Still Rising: Profile of Steven Sivek, National Science Bowl Champion 2002

For the run up to the 2015 National Science Bowl Finals April 30th to May 4th, this story is the first of five profiles on previous National Science Bowl competitors and champions. Read More »

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