Laboratory News

06.23.17From the Labs

A Single Electron’s Tiny Leap Sets Off ‘Molecular Sunscreen’ ResponseExternal link

A new X-ray laser technique developed at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory will help scientists study a wide range of organic molecules that respond to light, from DNA building blocks to plastic products and receptors in your eyes.
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06.23.17From the Labs

Study Sheds Light on How Bacterial Organelles AssembleExternal link

Scientists at Berkeley Lab and Michigan State University are providing the clearest view yet of an intact bacterial microcompartment, revealing at atomic-level resolution the structure and assembly of the organelle’s protein shell.
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06.22.17From the Labs

Chicago Quantum Exchange to Create Technologically Transformative EcosystemExternal link

The University of Chicago is collaborating with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory to launch an intellectual hub for advancing academic, industrial and governmental efforts in the science and engineering of quantum information.
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06.21.17From the Labs

Northwestern, Fermi National Accelerator Lab Launch New Research CenterExternal link

The Center for Applied Physics and Superconducting Technologies (CAPST) lays the groundwork for the cross-utilization of technical expertise, facilities, and equipment and establishes a partnership that will foster joint scientific research, mentorship, and new opportunities for researchers, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.
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06.20.17From the Labs

Sound Waves Direct Particles to Self-Assemble, Self-HealExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) demonstrated how particles, floating on top of a glycerin-water solution, synchronize in response to acoustic waves blasted from a computer speaker.
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06.16.17From the Labs

Synthetic Development of Low-Dimensional Nanomaterials Could Revolutionize Future TechnologiesExternal link

Javier Vela, a scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, believes improvements in computer processors, TV displays and solar cells will come from scientific advancements in the synthesis of low-dimensional nanomaterials.
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06.14.17From the Labs

New Research Finds a Missing Piece to High-Temperature Superconductor MysteryExternal link

An international team led by scientists from the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University has detected new features in the electronic behavior of a copper oxide material that may help explain why it becomes a perfect electrical conductor – a superconductor – at relatively high temperatures.
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06.14.17From the Labs

U.S.-China Collaboration Makes Excellent Start in Optimizing Lithium to Control Fusion PlasmasExternal link

A collaboration of researchers have recently shown lithium, a soft, silver-white metal, to be effective in both respects during path-setting U.S.-Chinese experiments on the Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) in Hefei, China.
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06.09.17From the Labs

Tackling infectious disease — one protein at a timeExternal link

A team of researchers, including a Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientist, used the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory to help solve 1,000 protein structures.
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06.09.17From the Labs

Simulations Pinpoint Atomic-level Defects in Solar Cell NanostructuresExternal link

A team of researchers used Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center to find the root cause of defects in two commonly used semiconductor materials provide design rules to avoid them.
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