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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 11.09.15University Research

Pineapple Genome Offers Insight into Photosynthesis in Drought-Tolerant PlantsExternal link

By sequencing its genome, scientists at the University of Illinois are homing in on the genes and genetic pathways that allow the juicy pineapple plant to thrive in water-limited environments. Read More »

11.09.15From the Labs

New ORNL Device Combines Power of Mass Spectrometry, MicroscopyExternal link

A tool that provides world-class microscopy and spatially resolved chemical analysis shows considerable promise for advancing a number of areas of study, including chemical science, pharmaceutical development and disease progression. Read More »

University of Miami 11.05.15University Research

Study of Cloud Cover in Tropical Pacific Reveals Future Climate ChangesExternal link

Findings from researchers at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science provide new evidence that climate change in the tropical Pacific will result in changes in rainfall patterns in the region and amplify warming near the equator in the future Read More »

Rice University 11.05.15University Research

Antimatter Not So Different After AllExternal link

Kefeng Xin, a graduate student at Rice, is one of a handful of primary authors who revealed evidence this week that the attractive force between antiprotons is similar to that between protons — and measured it. Read More »

Michigan State University 11.05.15University Research

Pushing the Boundaries of Atomic Nuclei ResearchExternal link

A team of researchers, led by Gaute Hagen of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and includes two Michigan State University nuclear physicists – Morten Hjorth-Jensen and Witold Nazarewicz – has uncovered some of the mysteries of the nucleus of the atom. Read More »

11.05.15From the Labs

Supernova Twins: Making Standard Candles More Standard Than EverExternal link

Members of the international Nearby Supernova Factory (SNfactory), based at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), have found a new way to measure cosmological distances with far greater accuracy. Read More »

11.05.15From the Labs

Going to Extremes with ZirconiaExternal link

PNNL scientists enhanced an analysis tool that can be partnered with nuclear magnetic resonance to allow studies under extreme temperatures and pressures. Read More »

In this artistic rendering, a magnetic pulse (right) and X-ray laser light (left) converge on a high-temperature superconductor to study the behavior of its electrons. 11.05.15From the Labs

Researchers Discover a New Dimension to High-Temperature SuperconductivityExternal link

An unprecedented blend of intense magnetic and x-ray laser pulses produces surprising 3-D effect. Read More »

Johns Hopkins University 11.04.15University Research

Diamonds May Not Be So Rare As Once ThoughtExternal link

Using a chemical model, Johns Hopkins scientists found that diamonds could be born deep in the Earth during a natural chemical reaction that is simpler than the two main processes that up to now have been understood to produce them. Read More »

11.04.15From the Labs

Energy-Efficient Reaction Drives ORNL Biofuel Conversion TechnologyExternal link

A new study from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory explains the mechanism behind a technology that converts bio-based ethanol into hydrocarbon blend-stocks for use as fossil fuel alternatives. Read More »

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