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Crystal structure of CoSb3(1-x)Ge1.5xTe1.5x02.01.13Science Highlight

Making the Right Substitution for Better Thermoelectrics

Exploiting the self-organizing nature of atoms to block heat transfer and improve thermal-to-electrical energy conversion. Read More »

Schematic illustration of cylinder-forming diblock copolymers...02.01.13Science Highlight

Design Principles Revealed for a New Class of Functional Biomaterials

Ordered arrays of functional proteins with designed molecular properties created through self-assembly by combining proteins and synthetic polymers. Read More »

Recent experimental and theoretical studies of heat transport through a periodic stack of thin films known as a superlattice show that a portion of the thermal energy carriers maintain wave-like properties while traversing through the nanostructure.02.01.13Science Highlight

An Unexpected Heat Wave

Observation of wavelike heat conduction reveals new possibilities for tailoring thermal transport through wave effects. Read More »

Scanning electron microscopy of conductive carbon fibers coated with metal oxide nanowires...02.01.13Science Highlight

Nano-Composite Designs for Energy Storage

Nano-porous metal oxide coatings on carbon fiber dramatically enhance the electrical storage capacity for supercapacitors. Read More »

A Hector cloud forms over the Tiwi Islands near Darwin, Australia.02.01.13Science Highlight

Impact of Local Climate on Cloud Systems

Tropical atmospheric data used to test climate model accuracy. Read More »

Potential biomass collection areas for cellulosic biorefineries within 10 Midwest states.01.01.13Science Highlight

Using Marginal Lands for Biofuels

Assessment shows Midwest could support biomass production while benefiting climate. Read More »

New conjugated polymers absorb the rainbow of sunlight.01.01.13Science Highlight

Absorbing More of the Rainbow with Polymer-Based Organic Photovoltaics

Using newly synthesized polymers results in enhanced light harvesting capabilities and an unprecedented generation of photocurrent. Read More »

Illustration of infinitely long one-dimensional microporous channels (blue arrow) within the metal-organic framework...01.01.13Science Highlight

Notorious Insulators Are Made Conductive

New porous, electrically conductive materials have potential uses in fuel cells, batteries, and solar photovoltaics. Read More »

High resolution inverted seismic images of CO2 migration at the Cranfield, Mississippi field injection site.01.01.13Science Highlight

Mapping Subsurface CO2 Migration

New computational technique creates high resolution maps of subsurface CO2 after geologic sequestration. Read More »

Image from Nuccio, E.E., et al. “An arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus significantly modifies the soil bacterial community and nitrogen cycling during litter decomposition.”01.01.13Science Highlight

Plants, Fungi, and Microbes Working Together in Nature

Study examines impact of symbiosis on soil processes and nutrient cycling. Read More »

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