Science Highlights

10.17.18Science Highlight

Shining Light on the Separation of Rare Earth Metals

New studies identify key molecular characteristics to potentially separate rare earth metals cleanly and efficiently with light. Read More »

10.17.18Science Highlight

How to Make Soot and Stardust

Scientists unlock mystery that could help reduce emissions of fine particles from combustion engines and other sources. Read More »

10.16.18Science Highlight

Placing Atoms for Optimum Catalysts

Precise positioning of oxygens could help engineer faster, more efficient energy-relevant chemical transformations. Read More »

Water Plays Unexpected Role in Forming Minerals09.15.18Science Highlight

Water Plays Unexpected Role in Forming Minerals

Water molecules line up tiny particles to attach and form minerals; understanding how this happens impacts energy extraction and storage along with waste disposal. Read More »

Seeing Between the Atoms09.06.18Science Highlight

Seeing Between the Atoms

New detector enables electron microscope imaging at record-breaking resolution. Read More »

Getting an Up-Close, 3-D View of Gold Nanostars09.06.18Science Highlight

Getting an Up-Close, 3-D View of Gold Nanostars

Scientists can now measure 3-D structures of tiny particles with properties that hold promise for advanced sensors and diagnostics. Read More »

Scaling Up Single-Crystal Graphene09.05.18Science Highlight

Scaling Up Single-Crystal Graphene

New method can make films of atomically thin carbon that are over a foot long. Read More »

New Electron Glasses Sharpen Our View of Atomic-Scale Features09.05.18Science Highlight

New Electron Glasses Sharpen Our View of Atomic-Scale Features

A new approach to atom probe tomography promises more precise and accurate measurements vital to semiconductors used in computers, lasers, detectors, and more. Read More »

Tuning Terahertz Beams with Nanoparticles09.05.18Science Highlight

Tuning Terahertz Beams with Nanoparticles

Scientists uncover a way to control terahertz radiation using tiny engineered particles in a magnetic field, potentially opening the doors for better medical and environmental sensors. Read More »

Carbon Nanotubes Give Two Excitons for the Price of One 09.05.18Science Highlight

Carbon Nanotubes Give Two Excitons for the Price of One

Efficient generation of photon pairs from modified carbon nanotubes shows path to new types of light sources. Read More »

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