Science Headlines

06.25.15From the Labs

Going Through GrapheneExternal link

Scientists at the Fluid Interface Reactions, Structures and Transport Center have discovered how protons selectively pass through graphene with promising applications for fuel cells and membranes. Read MoreExternal linkage

06.24.15From the Labs

NSLS-II: A Video TourExternal link

Take a look at the beamlines that are coming online at Brookhaven's newest facility, the National Synchrotron Light Source II. Read MoreExternal linkage

06.24.15From the Labs

Silica ‘Spiky Screws’ Could Enhance Industrial Coatings and Additive ManufacturingExternal link

A molecular process developed by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, paves the way for improved silica structure design by introducing microscopic, segmented screw-like spikes that can more effectively bond materials for commercial use. Read MoreExternal linkage

06.23.15From the Labs

X Marks the Spot: Researchers Confirm Novel Method for Controlling Plasma Rotation to Improve Fusion PerformanceExternal link

Timothy Stoltzfus-Dueck, a physicist at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), demonstrated a novel method that scientists can use to manipulate the intrinsic – or self-generated – rotation of hot, charged plasma gas within fusion facilities called tokamaks. Read MoreExternal linkage

06.23.15From the Labs

Sweeping Lasers Snap Together Nanoscale Geometric GridsExternal link

New technique developed by Brookhaven Lab scientists rapidly creates multi-layered, self-assembled grids with fully customizable shapes and compositions. Read MoreExternal linkage

06.22.15From the Labs

New ‘Molecular Movie’ Reveals Ultrafast Chemistry in MotionExternal link

The Linac Coherent Light Source, an X-ray free-electron laser at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, provided the first direct measurements of how a ring-shaped gas molecule unravels in the millionths of a billionth of a second after it is split open by light. Read MoreExternal linkage


Protection from the ElementsExternal link

A simple topcoat of plastic developed at the Center for Solar Fuels, an Energy Frontier Research Center at the University of North Carolina, helps solar fuel cells withstand wear and tear. Read MoreExternal linkage

06.19.15From the Labs

New NMR Tool Helps Scientists Study Elusive Battery ReactionExternal link

A team of researchers from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Singapore have discovered how to see the reactions inside a battery using a unique nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) “camera.” Read MoreExternal linkage

06.19.15From the Labs

New Tool on Horizon for Surgeons Treating Cancer PatientsExternal link

Surgeons could know while their patients are still on the operating table if a tissue is cancerous, according to researchers from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School.
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06.18.15From the Labs

Sweet Spot: Disabling Antibiotic-Resistant BacteriaExternal link

As a spinoff from their research aimed at fighting a specific parasite, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and Brandeis University may have found a way around an infectious bacterium’s natural defenses. Read MoreExternal linkage

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