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11.28.16From the Labs

Genes and Early Environment Sculpt the Gut MicrobiomeExternal link

Findings by a team of scientists from the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) represent an attempt to untangle the forces that shape the gut microbiome, which plays an important role in keeping us healthy. Read More »

MIT University 11.28.16University Research

New Method for Analyzing Crystal StructureExternal link

A new technique developed by MIT researchers reveals the inner details of photonic crystals, synthetic materials whose exotic optical properties are the subject of widespread research. Read More »

Minnesota University 11.28.16University Research

Researchers Propose Low-Mass Supernova Triggered Formation of Our Solar SystemExternal link

A research team led by University of Minnesota School of Physics and Astronomy Professor Yong-Zhong Qian uses new models and evidence from meteorites to show that a low-mass supernova triggered the formation of our solar system. Read More »

Stanford University 11.25.16University Research

For Platinum Catalysts, a Tiny Squeeze Gives a Big Boost in Performance, Stanford Study FindsExternal link

A nanosize squeeze can significantly boost the performance of platinum catalysts that help generate energy in fuel cells, according to a new study by Stanford scientists. Read More »

11.23.16From the Labs

Ames Laboratory Scientists Create New Compound, First Intermetallic Double Salt With PlatinumExternal link

Materials researchers Anja-Verena Mudring and Volodymyr Smetana were the first to create and accurately characterize the compound. Read More »

11.23.16From the Labs

PPPL and Princeton Researchers Propose an Explanation for the Mysterious Onset of a Universal ProcessExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and Princeton University have proposed a groundbreaking solution to a mystery that has puzzled physicists for decades. Read More »

11.23.16User Facility

Scientists Trace ‘Poisoning’ in Chemical Reactions to the Atomic ScaleExternal link

Researchers have revealed new atomic-scale details about pesky deposits that can stop or slow chemical reactions vital to fuel production and other processes. This disruption to reactions is known as deactivation or poisoning. Read More »

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Small, Efficient Solutions for a Big-Name Pollutant

Researchers designed an extremely efficient catalytic system to remove carbon monoxide.

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Confined Water at Fahrenheit -451

Evidence for a new kind of water molecule, trapped within nanotunnels inside an emerald.

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Nanoparticle Catalysts Outperform Single Metal Atoms

Small platinum particles prove to be more catalytically active than single platinum atoms, a vital insight for designing more efficient catalysts.

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