Science Headlines

07.29.14University Research

Physicists Unlock Nature of High-temperature SuperconductivityExternal link

Physicists at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Cornell University, and Brookhaven Lab have identified the “quantum glue” that underlies a promising type of superconductivity — a crucial step towards the creation of energy superhighways that conduct electricity without current loss. Read MoreExternal linkage

07.28.14University Research

UC Riverside at the Large Hadron ColliderExternal link

A video of UC Riverside graduate students sharing what it is like to build one of the world's largest and most complicated machines. Read MoreExternal linkage

07.28.14Press Release

DOE Office of Science Statement on Digital Data Management

The Office of Science Statement on Digital Data Management has been developed with input from a variety of stakeholders in this mission. The focus of this statement is sharing and preservation of digital research data. Read More »

07.25.14University Research

New Approach to Form Non-Equilibrium StructuresExternal link

By injecting energy through oscillations, researchers at the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University can force particles to self assemble under non-equilibrium conditions. Read MoreExternal linkage

07.24.14University Research

Spinach Could Lead to Alternative Energy More Powerful than PopeyeExternal link

Purdue University physicists are part of an international group using spinach to study the proteins involved in photosynthesis, the process by which plants convert the sun’s energy into carbohydrates used to power cellular processes. Read MoreExternal linkage

07.24.14From the Labs

UT Students Experience Supercomputing on TitanExternal link

A group of graduate students from the University of Tennessee has the unique opportunity to perform research on Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL) Titan. Read MoreExternal linkage

07.23.14From the Labs

Bringing High-energy X-rays into Better FocusExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have invented a customizable chemical etching process that can be used to manufacture high-performance focusing devices for the brightest X-ray sources on the planet, as well as to make other nanoscale structures such as biosensors and battery electrodes. Read MoreExternal linkage

07.23.14University Research

A Tree May Have the Answers to Renewable EnergyExternal link

Xudong Wang, an assistant professor of materials science and engineering at UW-Madison, recently collaborated with researcher, Dr. Zhiyong Cai, in the U.S. Forest Products Laboratory in Madison on research to use cellulose nanofibers (CNFs) for water splitting, a process that converts solar energy to hydrogen fuel. Read MoreExternal linkage

07.22.14From the Labs

New Platinum Alloy Shows Promise as Fuel Cell CatalystExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the Technical University of Denmark have developed highly efficient nanoparticles that could bring down the cost of fuel cells. Read MoreExternal linkage

07.21.14University Research

Steam From the SunExternal link

New spongelike structure developed at MIT converts solar energy into steam. Read MoreExternal linkage

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