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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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11.29.16Science Highlight

Make No Assumptions in Building a Better Battery

On the path to ultra-stable, low-cost, earth-abundant zinc-manganese oxide rechargeable batteries for the electric grid.

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11.29.16Science Highlight

Magnetic Discovery Could Be Tip of the “Ice”berg

A material with unprecedented control of magnetic states may have implications for new technologies.

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Small, Efficient Solutions for a Big-Name Pollutant

Researchers designed an extremely efficient catalytic system to remove carbon monoxide.

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Greater than the Sum of Its Parts

Combining two types of catalysts speeds conversion of carbon dioxide into an industrial feedstock.

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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 »

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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