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Virginia Commonwealth University 10.27.14University Research

Li-ion Batteries Contain Toxic Halogens VCU Physicists DiscoverExternal link

Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University have discovered that most of the electrolytes used in lithium-ion batteries could be replaced with halogen-free electrolytes that are nontoxic and environmentally friendly. Read More »

Ohio State University 10.24.14University Research

Lucky Star Escapes Black Hole With Minor DamageExternal link

Astronomers at The Ohio State University have gotten the closest look yet at what happens when a black hole takes a bite out of a star—and the star lives to tell the tale. Read More »

MIT University 10.24.14University Research

Microscopic “Walkers” Find Their Way Across Cell SurfacesExternal link

Technology could provide a way to deliver probes or drugs to cell structures without outside guidance. Read More »

Arizona University 10.24.14University Research

Newly Discovered Microbe Is Key in Climate ChangeExternal link

Research led by University of Arizona scientists, shows that a single species of microbe, discovered only recently, is an unexpected key player in climate change. Read More »

Cutting the ribbon to the General Purpose Laboratory are (l-r) Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates, Energy Secretary Moniz, Berkeley Lab Director Paul Alivisatos. 10.24.14FROM THE LABS

DOE Secretary Helps Usher in New Era of Energy Research at Berkeley LabExternal link

A new building will be the home to lab’s energy storage efforts. Read More »


Berkeley Lab Study Reveals Molecular Structure of Water at Gold ElectrodesExternal link

Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have observed the molecular structure of liquid water at a gold surface under different charging conditions. Read More »

University California Davis 10.23.14University Research

Tarantula Venom Illuminates Electrical Activity in Live CellsExternal link

Researchers at the University of California, Davis have created a cellular probe that combines a tarantula toxin with a fluorescent compound to help scientists observe electrical activity in neurons and other cells. Read More »


National Synchrotron Light Source II Achieves 'First Light'External link

The National Synchrotron Light Source II detects its first photons, beginning a new phase of the facility's operations. Scientific experiments at NSLS-II are expected to begin before the end of the year. Read More »

University of Massachusetts Amherst 10.22.14University Research

Imaging Electric Charge Propagating Along Microbial NanowiresExternal link

UMass Amherst researchers resolve a major biological controversy. Read More »


Brookhaven Lab Launches Computational Science InitiativeExternal link

Leveraging computational science expertise and investments across the laboratory to tackle "big data" challenges. Read More »

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