Science Headlines

05.22.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Why Eumelanin is Such a Good Absorber of LightExternal link

Researchers uncover secret of a ubiquitous pigment’s ability to absorb a broad spectrum of light. Read More »

05.22.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

A New Way to Harness Waste HeatExternal link

Electrochemical approach has potential to efficiently turn low-grade heat to electricity. Read More »

05.19.14FROM THE LABS

Lighting the Way to Graphene-based DevicesExternal link

Berkeley Lab researchers use light to dope graphene boron nitride heterostructures. Read More »

05.19.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

UT Arlington Particle Physics Team Awarded $2.5 Million GrantExternal link

The funding, which begins this month, represents a 25 percent increase from previous Energy Department base award grants to the College of Science’s Center of Excellence in High Energy Physics – a hearty recognition of the innovative ideas and research under way at The University of Texas at Arlington. Read More »

05.16.14FROM THE LABS

A Tipping Point for LigninExternal link

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory offer a new view of an organic polymer often dismissed as a worthless by-product. Read More »

05.15.14FROM THE LABS

CEBAF Beam Goes Over the HumpExternal link

The Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has achieved the final two accelerator commissioning milestones needed for approval to start experimental operations following its first major upgrade. Read More »

05.14.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

University of Houston Physicists Look for Answers to Questions about the UniverseExternal link

Experiments involving neutrinos and leptons may offer answers to fundamental questions. Read More »

05.13.14FROM THE LABS

Cyanobacterial Consortia Shed New Light on Phototrophic Biofilm AssemblyExternal link

Model "microecosystems" used to study producer-consumer interaction networks in microbial mats. Read More »

05.12.14FROM THE LABS

Ames Lab Creates Multifunctional Nanoparticles for Cheaper, Cleaner BiofuelExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory has created a faster, cleaner biofuel refining technology that not only combines processes, it uses widely available materials to reduce costs. Read More »

05.09.14FROM THE LABS

Plants' Oil-Desaturating Enzymes Pair Up to Channel MetabolitesExternal link

Study raises possibility of linking up enzymes to tailor pathways for increased production of useful plant products. Read More »

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