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07.05.16User Facility

Discovery Could Dramatically Boost Efficiency of Perovskite Solar CellsExternal link

Scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have discovered a possible secret to dramatically boosting the efficiency of perovskite solar cells hidden in the nanoscale peaks and valleys of the crystalline material. Read More »

07.01.16Science Highlight

Separation of Electron’s Intrinsic Properties Revealed

Disentanglement reveals exotic magnetic properties in a ytterbium-based compound. Read More »

07.01.16Science Highlight

LED Lighting May Now Shine Brighter

Scientists apprehended the atomic-scale, microscopic mechanism that limits light emission in LED lighting. Read More »

07.01.16Science Highlight

New Molecule Predicted that Could Make Safer Batteries

Computer-designed molecular complex can be used in halogen-free electrolytes for batteries with superior performance. Read More »

Indiana University 07.01.16University Research

Study Finds That Plant Growth Responses to High Carbon Dioxide Depend on Symbiotic FungiExternal link

Research by an international team of environmental scientists from the United Kingdom, Belgium and United States, including Indiana University, has found that plants that associate with one type of symbiotic fungi grow bigger in response to high levels of carbon dioxide, or CO2, in the atmosphere, but plants that associate with the other major type of symbiotic fungi do not. Read More »

MIT University 06.30.16University Research

Anne White: A Passion for PlasmaExternal link

Researcher Anne White develops systems to carry out measurements at MIT’s tokamak Alcator C-Mod and other research reactors, winnowing down the most promising fusion reactor system designs. Read More »

Researchers are exploring the use of ionic liquids as a biomass pretreatment.06.30.16Science Highlight

Closing the Loop: Ionic Liquids from Biomass Waste Could Pretreat Plants Destined for Biofuels

Recycling waste from biofuel production could lower cost for future biorefineries. Read More »

An electron micrograph shows rod-shaped E. coli secreting oil droplets containing biodiesel fuel, along with fatty acids and alcohol.06.30.16Science Highlight

Engineering E. coli for Biofuel, Bioproduct Production

A novel E. coli fatty acid biosynthesis system could more efficiently convert biomass to desired products. Read More »

A mixed-grass community prairie in Iowa.06.30.16Science Highlight

Elevated Carbon Dioxide Suppresses Dominant Plant Species in a Mixed-Grass Prairie

Community composition is vital to managing native grasslands amid climate and precipitation variations. Read More »

The variation in plant cell walls has made comparative high-throughput studies of cell walls from diverse plant species challenging.06.30.16Science Highlight

Loosen Up Cell Walls and Get the Sugars Out

Better understanding could lead to more cost-effective production of cellulosic biofuels. Read More »

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