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Awschalom_ANL-UCh_Kortan11.14.17Science Highlight

Simple is Beautiful in Quantum Computing

Defect spins in diamond were controlled with a simpler, geometric method, leading to faster computing. Read More »

Lee_UVA_Thiyaga_201711.13.17Science Highlight

Twisting Molecule Wrings More Power from Solar Cells

Readily rotating molecules let electrons last, resulting in higher solar cell efficiency. Read More »

 Shifts in Biomass and Productivity11.13.17Science Highlight

The Effect of Hurricanes on Puerto Rico’s Dry Forests

More frequent storms turn forests from carbon source to sink. Read More »

Monoterpene ‘Themometer’ of Tropical Forest11.13.17Science Highlight

A Chemical Thermometer for Tropical Forests

Monoterpene measures how certain forests respond to heat stress. Read More »

Long term decomposition11.13.17Science Highlight

Where a Leaf Lands and Lies Influences Carbon Levels in Soil for Years to Come

Whether carbon comes from leaves or needles affects how fast it decomposes, but where it ends up determines how long it’s available. Read More »

10.31.17Science Highlight

Rules Are Only Suggestions in Heavy Elements

The arrangement of electrons in an exotic human-made element shows that certain properties of heavy elements cannot be predicted using lighter ones. Read More »

10.31.17Science Highlight

Exotic Nucleus Exhibits Curious Shape

A new shape measurement of unstable 110Ru has found this nucleus to be similar to a squashed football. Read More »

10.26.17Science Highlight

Mission Not So Impossible Now: Control Complex Molecular Organization

Scientists achieved thin films with structures virtually impossible via traditional methods. Read More »

10.25.17Science Highlight

Flavins Perform Electron Magic

Researchers discover the secret behind the third way living organisms extract energy from their environment. Read More »

10.25.17Science Highlight

Spin-Polarized Surface States in Superconductors

Novel spin-polarized surface states may guide the search for materials that host Majorana fermions, unusual particles that act as their own antimatter, and could revolutionize quantum computers. Read More »