Science Headlines

06.04.14FROM THE LABS

2D Transistors Promise a Faster Electronics FutureExternal link

Faster electronic device architectures are in the offing with the unveiling of the world’s first fully two-dimensional field-effect transistor (FET) by researchers with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Read More »

06.04.14FROM THE LABS

Scientists Find Stronger 3-D Material that Behaves Like GrapheneExternal link

Researchers from Oxford, SIMES and Berkeley Lab say cadmium arsenide could yield practical devices with the same extraordinary electronic properties as 2-D graphene. Read More »

06.03.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

University of Pittsburgh Researchers First to Detect Exciton in MetalExternal link

Team gives a microscopic quantum mechanical description of how light excites electrons in metals. Read More »

06.02.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

New UGA Research Engineers Microbes for the Direct Conversion of Biomass to FuelExternal link

The promise of affordable transportation fuels from biomass-a sustainable, carbon neutral route to American energy independence-has been left perpetually on hold by the economics of the conversion process. New research from the University of Georgia has overcome this hurdle allowing the direct conversion of switchgrass to fuel. Read More »

06.02.14FROM THE LABS

A new heart for the ATLAS detectorExternal link

US scientists collaborated with an international team to install a new component in the core of the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider. Read More »

05.30.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

JCAP Stabilizes Common Semiconductors For Solar Fuels GenerationExternal link

Caltech researchers devise a method to protect the materials in a solar-fuel generator. Read More »

05.29.14FROM THE LABS

Microscopy Charges AheadExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have developed a new technique called charge gradient microscopy. Charge gradient microscopy uses the tip of a conventional atomic force microscope to scrape and collect the surface screen charges. Read More »

05.29.14FROM THE LABS

A Path Toward More Powerful Tabletop AcceleratorsExternal link

Laser light needn’t be as precise as previously thought to drive new breed of miniature particle accelerators, say Berkeley Lab researchers. Read More »

05.28.14FROM THE LABS

A Glimpse into Nature’s Looking Glass—To Find the Genetic Code is Reassigned

Research was conducted under the DOE JGI’s continuing effort to explore the biological frontier known as “microbial dark matter.” These are the vast number of microbes that are difficult-to-impossible to grow and study in the laboratory but populate nearly all environments from the human gut to the hot vents at the bottom of the ocean. Read More »

05.27.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Scientists Demonstrate Improved Catalyst Control, Energy Savings Could ResultExternal link

Inspired by how enzymes work in nature’s biological processes, researchers have demonstrated a way to improve control of synthetic catalysts, according to a paper co-authored by a University of Alabama computational chemist that was published in a recent online issue of the journal Nature Nanotechnology. Read More »

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