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This figure illustrates the idea of electronic pairing by lattice vibrations.03.01.17Article

Cracking the Mystery of Perfect Efficiency: Investigating Superconductors

From the turn of the last century to today, scientists have explored why superconductors never lose current. Read More »

02.28.17User Facility

Revealing Aspergillus Diversity for Industrial ApplicationsExternal link

An international team including researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), a DOE Office of Science User Facility, report sequencing the genomes of 10 novel Aspergillus species, more than doubling the number of Aspergillus species sequenced to date. Read More »

University of Texas at Austin 02.28.17University Research

Experiments Call Origin of Earth’s Iron into QuestionExternal link

New research from The University of Texas at Austin reveals that the Earth’s unique iron composition isn’t linked to the formation of the planet’s core, calling into question a prevailing theory about the events that shaped our planet during its earliest years. Read More »

02.27.17Science Highlight

The Brown Rot Two-Step

Understanding how brown rot fungi degrade wood could lead to new tools for more efficient biofuel production.  Read More »

02.27.17From the Labs

A Road Trip to Test a Magnetic Cloak at Argonne National LaboratoryExternal link

In December, five students from Stony Brook University in New York and their research professor, Nils Feege, loaded a prototype of a magnetic cloak into an SUV and set off for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, nearly 900 miles away. Read More »

Water is seen as small red and white molecules on large nanodiamond spheres. 02.27.17User Facility

Diamonds That DeliverExternal link

Neutrons, simulation analysis of tRNA-nanodiamond combo could transform drug delivery design principles. Read More »

02.24.17User Facility

Getting to Know Meteors BetterExternal link

X-ray studies of meteorite samples planned at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source (ALS) will provide new insights about the microscopic makeup of an asteroid’s constituent material, and breakup of meteoroids in the atmosphere. Read More »

02.24.17User Facility

ADIOS Version 1.11 Moves I/O Framework from Research to ProductionExternal link

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has announced the latest release of its Adaptable I/O System (ADIOS), a middleware that speeds up scientific simulations on parallel computing resources such as the laboratory’s Titan supercomputer by making input/output operations more efficient. Read More »

Duke University 02.24.17University Research

Light-Driven Reaction Converts Carbon Dioxide Into FuelExternal link

Duke University researchers have developed tiny nanoparticles that help convert carbon dioxide into methane using only ultraviolet light as an energy source. Read More »

Carnegie Mellon University 02.24.17University Research

Carnegie Mellon Physicists Search for Supersymmetry at the Large Hadron ColliderExternal link

Carnegie Mellon physicists have been instrumental in the development and operation of one of the giant detectors, called the Compact Muon Solenoid, in the world’s most powerful particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider. Read More »

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