Science Headlines

12.21.15User Facility

The Marriage of Molecular and Nanoparticle Interactions Is No Fool’s ErrandExternal link

By combining supramolecular chemistry and nanoparticle self-assembly, a team of researchers from Argonne National Laboratory and University of Michigan has created a new toolbox of golden possibilities. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.18.15From the Labs

Some Like it Hot: Simulating Single Particle ExcitationsExternal link

Researchers with Berkeley Lab used a real-time numerical algorithm to study electron movement, to understand how long a particle stays excited, and whether there is energy backflow from hot carrier – a single particle excitation - to plasmon – a cloud of electrons. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.18.15Announcement

CERN and US Increase CooperationExternal link

The United States and the European physics laboratory have formally agreed to partner on continued LHC research, upcoming neutrino research and a future collider. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.18.15Profile

Shining a Light on Water-Splitting ReactionsExternal link

Eric Isaacs, a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) recipient, probes how metal nanoparticles supercharge sunlight's water-splitting feat. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.17.15From the Labs

Scientists Compose Complex Math Equations to Replicate Behaviors of Earth SystemsExternal link

Climate researchers at Argonne National Laboratory are developing complex equations that mathematically describe how Earth's various systems, processes and cycles work, interact and react in different conditions. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.17.15From the Labs

Diamonds May Be the Key to Future NMR/MRI TechnologiesExternal link

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC) Berkeley have demonstrated that diamonds may hold the key to the future for nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technologies. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.17.15From the Labs

ORNL Technique Could Set New Course for Extracting Uranium from SeawaterExternal link

An ultra-high-resolution technique used for the first time to study polymer fibers that trap uranium in seawater may cause researchers to rethink the best methods to harvest this potential fuel for nuclear reactors. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.15.15User Facility

NSLS-II User Profiles: Ryan Tappero and Jason UnrineExternal link

Ryan Tappero, the lead scientist at the X-Ray Fluorescence Microprobe (XFM) beamline at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II), and Jason Unrine, an assistant professor in the University of Kentucky's Department of Plant and Soil Sciences studied the ecotoxicity of nanomaterials that are used in commercial products at the Hard X-ray Nanoprobe beamline. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.15.15From the Labs

A Collaboration Bears Fruit as W7-X Celebrates First Research PlasmaExternal link

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and other U.S. institutions joined colleagues from around the world at the celebration for the first plasma of the Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X) stellarator at the Max Planck Institute in Greifswald, Germany. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.15.15From the Labs

Now Available: Seeds from the Tree of LifeExternal link

PNNL’s public release of more than 35,000 files with detailed information about important microbes can help scientists study the entire "tree of life." Read MoreExternal linkage

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