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Jeff Zira and his teammates celebrate winning the regional competition his junior year at North Hollywood High School.04.29.16Profile

Champions in Science Whose Stars are Still Rising: Profile of Jeff Zira

For the run-up to the 2016 National Science Bowl® Finals April 28th to May 2nd, this is part of a series on previous NSB competitors. Read More »

Vermont University 04.29.16University Research

Insect Outbreaks Reduce Wildfire SeverityExternal link

Surprising new University of Vermont research finds that outbreaks by the mountain pine beetle and western spruce budworm can actually reduce wildfire severity. Read More »

04.29.16User Facility

Dual Collaborations Using EMSL and DOE JGI to Speed and Amplify Research ImpactExternal link

An innovative program with EMSL and the Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, or DOE JGI, in California, gives scientists a chance to combine the expertise and capabilities from both user facilities. Read More »

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 04.29.16University Research

Exploring Phosphorene, A Promising New MaterialExternal link

A team including researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) has developed a new method to quickly and accurately determine that orientation using the interactions between light and electrons within phosphorene and other atoms-thick crystals of black phosphorus. Read More »

Members of 48 middle school teams from across the country pose for a group photo during the 2014 National Science Bowl competition, Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Washington, DC. 04.28.16Announcement

The 2016 National Science Bowl® Finals Have Begun

This weekend, 69 high school teams and 47 middle school teams will be competing in the Finals of the 2016 National Science Bowl®. Keep checking back for updates and results of your favorite teams. Read More »

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 04.28.16University Research

UWM Researchers Create a Better Way to Find Out ‘When’External link

A new mathematical tool, devised and tested by an international team led by two researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, reduces timing uncertainties during changing events, improving accuracy by a factor of up to 300, with numerous applications. Read More »

Stanford University 04.27.16University Research

A One-Stop Shop for Producing and Crystallizing BiomoleculesExternal link

The Macromolecular Structure Knowledge Center can help researchers who lack equipment for testing hundreds of different crystallization conditions or expertise in working with challenging molecules. Read More »

This computerized rendering shows the layout of the HiRES ultrafast electron diffraction beamline, which is located in the domed Advanced Light Source building at Berkeley Lab. At left (on blue base) is APEX, the electron source for HiRES. 04.27.16User Facility

Seeing Atoms and Molecules in Action with an Electron ‘Eye’External link

Berkeley Lab's HiRES to provide new views of material changes, chemical reactions. Read More »

Kay Aull, 2003 National Science Bowl® Champion. 04.26.16Profile

Champions in Science Whose Stars are Still Rising: Profile of Kay Aull

For the run-up to the 2016 National Science Bowl® Finals April 28th to May 2nd, this is the third in a series on previous NSB competitors. Read More »

Colorado State University 04.26.16University Research

The Light Stuff: A Brand-New Way to Produce Electron Spin CurrentsExternal link

Scientists led by Mingzhong Wu, professor of physics in CSU’s College of Natural Sciences, are the first to demonstrate using non-polarized light to produce what’s called a spin voltage – a unit of power produced from the quantum spinning of an individual electron. Read More »

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