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01.01.17Science Highlight

Rare Earth Recycling

A new energy-efficient separation of rare earth elements could provide a new domestic source of critical materials. Read More »

01.01.17Science Highlight

Ion–Electron Collisions Can Heal Material Defects

Bombarding a material with high-energy charged atoms heals, rather than damages, the atomic structure, which could lead to longer-lasting components for extreme environments. Read More »

01.01.17

In a Flash! A New Way for Making Ceramics

A new process controllably but instantly consolidates ceramic parts, potentially important for manufacturing. Read More »

12.14.16Science Highlight

Surrounded by Water

Water molecules can organize around protons from acids, influencing how the positive charge behaves in batteries, power plants, and waste sites.

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12.14.16Science Highlight

New Properties Discovered in Atom-Wide Troughs

Scientists found that removing lines of atoms in thin electronic materials creates “veins” that could benefit solar panels and more.

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12.14.16Science Highlight

Spinning the (X-ray) Light Fantastic

Delta undulator provides researchers with a new tool to probe chiral materials with widespread utility in agriculture and pharmaceuticals.

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12.14.16Science Highlight

Translating Basic Biological Research to Cancer Drug Discovery

Discovery of promising next-generation inhibitors for metastatic melanoma treatment done with help from x-ray crystallography.

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12.14.16Science Highlight

Not Your Typical “Cut Glass Crystal”

New fabrication method takes disordered atoms to crystalline structure with a single orientation and unique properties—a true single crystal.

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12.14.16Science Highlight

How to Convince Molecules to Self-Assemble into Precise Hollow Nanotubes

Scientists reveal another design principle for building nanostructures in soft matter, valuable for batteries, water purification, and more.

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11.30.16Science Highlight

Giving Friction the Slip with New Carbon Films

Self-healing diamond-like carbon coating could revolutionize lubrication.

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