Science Headlines

08.13.14UNIVERSITY RESEARCH

Eco-friendly ‘Pre-fab Nanoparticles’ Could Revolutionize Nano ManufacturingExternal link

A team of materials chemists, polymer scientists, device physicists and others at the University of Massachusetts Amherst today report a breakthrough technique for controlling molecular assembly of nanoparticles over multiple length scales that should allow faster, cheaper, more ecologically friendly manufacture of organic photovoltaics and other electronic devices. Read More »

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 More »

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 More »

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 More »

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 More »

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 More »

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 More »

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 More »

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 More »

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 More »

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