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University of Wisconsin-Madison 12.07.15University Research

New Way to Make Yeast Hybrids May Inspire New Brews and BiofuelsExternal link

The makers of beer, wine, biofuels and other products that depend on yeasts may soon have many more strains of the microorganism to work with, thanks to a new method for making interspecies yeast hybrids in the lab. Read More »

12.07.15From the Labs

Ames Laboratory-Developed Titanium Powder Processing Gains International Customer BaseExternal link

Scientists at Ames Lab developed a new technology for producing large amounts of titanium powder and granted a license for this technology to produce low-cost, high-volume manufacturing. Read More »

North Carolina State University 12.04.15University Research

Researchers Simulate Scattering of Helium Nuclei within StarsExternal link

A team of researchers, including NC State physicist Dean Lee, used lattice simulations and a theoretical framework called chiral effective field theory to describe the low-energy interactions of protons and neutrons, leading to improved calculations to describe how nature produces elements. Read More »

12.04.15From the Labs

The Truth About MicrodiversityExternal link

PNNL researchers found a surprising diversity among genomes within a microbial community, proving that microdiversity plays an important role. Read More »

12.03.15User Facility

Brookhaven Lab Climate Scientists Embark on New Efforts to Study Ocean Clouds and Mountain StormsExternal link

ARM's Eastern North Atlantic observation facility on Graciosa Island in the Azores will collect data on the interaction of clouds, aerosols, and precipitation as part of the ACE-ENA field campaign to investigate the impact of aerosols on low-lying marine clouds. Read More »

The high school championship match between Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology against Mira Loma High School at the 2015 National Science Bowl finals.12.02.15Press Release

Inspiring and Challenging the Nation's Future Leaders in Science and Technology

Middle school and high school students begin competing next month in the 2016 National Science Bowl, sponsored by the Department of Energy and managed by DOE’s Office of Science, leading up to the national championship in May 2016. Read More »

12.01.15User Facility

Translucent and Tough: Mollusk Shells Inspire New Materials DesignExternal link

MIT researchers working with the Advanced Photon Source x-ray beamline have determined why the Placuna placenta mollusk shell is damage resistant, leading to new designs of transparent, super-tough ceramics for use in electronics, automobiles, armor, and a host of other applications. Read More »

Benedictine University 12.01.15University Research

Benedictine University Professor’s Egg Research Hatches New Discoveries on Environmental ChangeExternal link

Benedict University professor Monica Tischler is investigating 150 year-old bird eggs at the Advanced Photon Source, using advanced X-ray equipment to detect metals and inorganic pollutants. Read More »

12.01.15From the Labs

ORNL Process Could be White Lightning to Electronics IndustryExternal link

A new era of electronics and even quantum devices could be ushered in with the fabrication of a virtually perfect single layer of “white graphene,” according to researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Read More »

12.01.15From the Labs

Revamped LHC Goes Heavy MetalExternal link

For the next three weeks physicists at the Large Hadron Collider will cook up the oldest form of matter in the universe by switching their subatomic fodder from protons to lead ions. Read More »

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