Science Headlines


08.12.14From the Labs

NERSC Launches Next-Generation Code Optimization EffortExternal link

NERSC, Intel, Cray team up to prepare users for transition to exascale computing. Read MoreExternal linkage

08.11.14University Research

Water’s Reaction with Metal Oxides Opens Doors for ResearchersExternal link

In a paper published recently in the journal Nature Communications, Manos Mavrikakis, professor of chemical and biological engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his collaborators report fundamental discoveries about how water reacts with metal oxides. Read MoreExternal linkage

08.07.14University Research

Rapid Warming of the Atlantic is Source of Recent Pacific Climate TrendsExternal link

UH Mānoa climate scientists have partnered with Australian colleagues to solve a puzzle that has challenged scientists for over a decade. Read MoreExternal linkage

08.07.14From the Labs

Catching Chemistry in MotionExternal link

Researchers at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have developed a laser-timing system that could allow scientists to take snapshots of electrons zipping around atoms and molecules. Read MoreExternal linkage

08.06.14University Research

Enhancing Biofuel Yields from Biomass with Novel New MethodExternal link

UC Riverside engineers develop versatile platform technology to produce biofuels more efficiently. Read MoreExternal linkage

08.06.14From the Labs

Bottling Up Sound WavesExternal link

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a technique for generating acoustic bottles in open air that can bend the paths of sound waves along prescribed convex trajectories. Read MoreExternal linkage

08.06.14University Research

Carnegie Mellon Sheds Light on "Brown" Carbon's Role in Warming the PlanetExternal link

A team of researchers led by Carnegie Mellon University with scientists from the Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of Montana have uncovered key attributes of so-called "brown carbon," atmospheric particles that play an important role in warming the atmosphere but are poorly understood. Read MoreExternal linkage

08.04.14University Research

Chemists Develop MRI Technique for Peeking Inside Battery-like DevicesExternal link

A team of chemists from New York University and the University of Cambridge has developed a method for examining the inner workings of battery-like devices called supercapacitors, which can be charged up extremely quickly and can deliver high electrical power. Read MoreExternal linkage

08.04.14University Research

Light Pulses Control Graphene’s Electrical BehaviorExternal link

Finding by MIT researchers could allow ultrafast switching of conduction, and possibly lead to new broadband light sensors. Read MoreExternal linkage

08.01.14University Research

Indiana University Chemists Demonstrate 'bricks-and-mortar' Assembly of New Molecular StructuresExternal link

This development has potential value for the field of organic electronic devices such as field-effect transistors and photovoltaic cells. Read MoreExternal linkage

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