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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

12.23.15From the Labs

Jefferson Lab Accelerator Delivers Its First 12 GeV ElectronsExternal link

The newly upgraded accelerator at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has delivered full-energy electrons as part of commissioning activities for the ongoing 12 GeV Upgrade project. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.23.15From the Labs

Discovering a Previously Unknown Mechanism That Halts Solar Eruptions Before They Blast Into SpaceExternal link

At the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), researchers led by associate research physicist Clayton Myers have identified a mechanism that may halt eruptions before they leave the sun. Read MoreExternal linkage


U.S. Department of Energy Awards $13.5M to Enhance Sorghum for BiofuelExternal link

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced that it will be part of a major collaborative research project to improve sorghum's productivity under resource-limited conditions. Read MoreExternal linkage

Georgia Tech University 12.22.15University Research

3D “Nanobridges” Formed Using Electron Beam Writing with Tiny Jets of Liquid PrecursorExternal link

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have demonstrated a process for creating complex, three-dimensional, nanoscale structures - 5,000 times faster than present techniques. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.22.15User Facility

Neutrons Offer Guide to Getting More Out of Solid-State Lithium-Ion BatteriesExternal link

A new study conducted at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), a Department of Energy Office of Science user facility, has revealed promising results that could drastically boost the performance of solid-state electrolytes, and could potentially lead to a safer, even more efficient battery. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.22.15User Facility

Scratching the Surface: Studying Sea Spray Aerosols at EMSLExternal link

Universities, national lab, and users facility researchers are using EMSL expertise and specialized instruments to analyze the chemical composition and structure of sea spray aerosols with spectrometry, electron microscopy, and modeling. Read MoreExternal linkage

Northwestern University 12.21.15University Research

Scientists Create Atomically Thin Metallic BoronExternal link

A team of scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, Northwestern University and Stony Brook University has, for the first time, created a two-dimensional sheet of boron -- a material known as borophene. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.21.15User Facility

The Marriage of Molecular and Nanoparticle Interactions Is No Fool’s ErrandExternal link

By combining supramolecular chemistry and nanoparticle self-assembly, a team of researchers from Argonne National Laboratory and University of Michigan has created a new toolbox of golden possibilities. Read MoreExternal linkage

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