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BES-2016-11-d-thmb11.22.16Science Highlight

Oxygen Takes Elitist Attitude to Sharing Electrons

Scientists find oxygen molecules ignore electrons in metal atoms in key reaction, providing an important detail for fuel cell design.

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A Natural Fondness for Plutonium

A protean protein transports actinides into cells and could change environmental cleanup.

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Berkelium’s Unexpected Chemistry Has Been Captured

The first well-characterized materials containing berkelium differ from expectations

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Improving Catalysis Science with Synchrotrons

The Synchrotron Catalysis Consortium (SCC) celebrates 10 years of helping scientists.

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11.01.16Science Highlight

Smaller Is Not Always Better for Radiation Resistance

Scientists experimentally validated the predicted damage mechanism for materials in nuclear energy environments. Read More »

11.01.16Science Highlight

New Thin Membranes Can Self-repair Following Damage

Cell-membrane-like films precisely reconfigure to produce valuable materials by design. Read More »

Making Sense of Failure in Light-Harvesting Semiconductors09.07.16Science Highlight

Making Sense of Failure in Light-Harvesting Semiconductors

Researchers reveal the factors that affect the stability of semiconductors in solar fuel devices to aid the discovery of next-generation materials.

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Electrons Fingerprint the Fastest Laser Pulses 09.07.16Science Highlight

Electrons Fingerprint the Fastest Laser Pulses

Simulations indicate that ultrafast laser pulses leave vortex-shaped patterns in their wake.

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09.01.16Science Highlight

Stretching a Metal into an Insulator

Straining a thin film controllably allows tuning of the materials’ magnetic, electronic, and catalytic properties, essential for new energy and electronic devices. Read More »

09.01.16Science Highlight

How to Fix Blinking Light-Emitting Nanoparticles

Scientists identified defects responsible for detrimental blinking that limits nanoparticle use in LEDs, solar cells, and lasers. Read More »

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