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08.29.17Science Highlight

The Tricky Trifecta of Solar Cells

The quest for solar cell materials that are inexpensive, stable, and efficient leads to a breakthrough in thin film organic-inorganic perovskites. Read More »

08.18.17Science Highlight

A New Oxidation State for Plutonium

Plutonium has more verified and accessible oxidation states than any other actinide element, an important insight for energy and security applications. Read More »

08.18.17Science Highlight

A Traffic Cop for Molecules

Easily manufactured membranes aid efficient chemical separation. Read More »

08.18.17Science Highlight

Creating a Molecular Super Sponge, from the Ground Up

A new uranium-based metal-organic framework, NU-1301, could aid energy producers and industry. Read More »

08.03.17Science Highlight

Making an Ultra-small Silicon “Chip”

A new polymer, created with a structure inspired by crystalline silicon, may make it easier to build better computers and solar cells. Read More »

08.03.17Science Highlight

When Strontium is Away, Iridium Comes Out to Play

Developing a highly active and acid-stable catalyst for water splitting could significantly impact solar energy technologies. Read More »

07.21.17Science Highlight

Quantum Computing Building Blocks

Scientists invent a new approach to creating ordered patterns of nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond, a promising approach to storing and computing quantum data. Read More »

07.21.17Science Highlight

On Track towards a Zika Virus Vaccine

Antibody’s molecular structure reveals how it recognizes the virus. Read More »

06.23.17Science Highlight

Magnetic Curve Balls

A twisted array of atomic magnets were driven to move in a curved path, a needed level of control for use in future memory devices. Read More »

06.23.17Science Highlight

New “Gold Standard” for Flexible Electronics

Simple, economical process makes large-diameter, high-performance, thin, transparent, and conductive foils for bendable LEDs and more. Read More »

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