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University California Davis 03.21.16University Research

Magneto-Ionics Could be a New Alternative to ElectronicsExternal link

Physicists at UC Davis have observed what’s going on at some of these interfaces - when different materials are layered together - as oxygen ions react with different metals, causing drastic changes in magnetic and electronic properties. Read More »


Meet Intern Cecilia Osorio: Merging Multiscale Images at NSLS-IIExternal link

Cecilia Osorio, a 20-year-old sophomore from California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB), and current intern with the Office of Educational Programs at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, is tackling a significant software challenge at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II). Read More »

03.18.16User Facility

New Carbon Capture Membrane Boasts CO2 HighwaysExternal link

A new, highly permeable carbon capture membrane developed by scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) could lead to more efficient ways of separating carbon dioxide from power plant exhaust, preventing the greenhouse gas from entering the atmosphere and contributing to climate change. Read More »

03.18.16User Facility

Replacement for Silicon Devices Looms Big with ORNL DiscoveryExternal link

Two-dimensional electronic devices could inch closer to their ultimate promise of low power, high efficiency and mechanical flexibility with a processing technique developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read More »

03.17.16From the Labs

‘Disruptive Device’ Brings Xenon-NMR to Fragile MaterialsExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a device that enables NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance) spectroscopy, coupled with a powerful molecular sensor, to analyze molecular interactions in viscous solutions and fragile materials such as liquid crystals. Read More »

03.17.16User Facility

Solving the Mystery of the Tully MonsterExternal link

With the help of Argonne scientists and the immense power of the Advanced Photon Source, a team of Yale University researchers have solved the mystery of the Tully Monster, an oddly configured sea creature with teeth at the end of a narrow, trunk-like extension of its head and eyes that perch on either side of a long rigid bar. Read More »

03.17.16From the Labs

Dusting for the Fingerprint of Inflation with BICEP3External link

The BICEP3 project and the Keck Array assembly has just begun collecting data, covering a wider spectrum of light and measuring the properties of light left over from the first 380,000 years of history after the big bang. Read More »

Delaware University 03.17.16University Research

Engineering a Better Heat PumpExternal link

With help from the University of Delaware, Xergy Inc., a high-tech startup in Seaford, Delaware, recently announced an innovative refrigeration system based on an electrochemical compressor to replace the conventional mechanical vapor compression systems found in typical heat pump units. Read More »

Cloudy days can hamper solar panels' ability to produce electricity, but scientists around the country are working on ways to overcome this problem by making the panels more efficient. 03.17.16Article

5 Ways to Get Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

Scientists are discovering new ways for solar panels to work on overcast days. Read More »

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 03.17.16University Research

Illinois Scientists Dig Deeper to Build a Better Permafrost ModelExternal link

Scientists from the University of Illinois report they have found a way to improve predictions of permafrost area and stability in the northern high latitudes. Read More »

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