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Carnegie Institution for Science 02.01.17University Research

Melting Solid Below the Freezing PointExternal link

Researchers at the Carnegie Institution for Science and Argonne National Laboratory have discovered a new phenomenon of so-called metastability in a liquid phase by melting a high-pressure solid crystal of the metal bismuth via a decompression process below its melting point. Read More »

01.31.17Science Highlight

Battery-free technology for instant electronic inventory of sensitive items at a distance

Dirac Solutions’ battery-free sensors offer a one-of-a-kind capability in inventory automation and advanced remote monitoring Read More »

01.30.17User Facility

Co-Design Centers to Help Make Next-Generation Exascale Computing a RealityExternal link

As collaborators in four co-design centers created by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Exascale Computing Project (ECP), researchers at the DOE's Argonne National Laboratory are helping to solve increasingly complex problems through modeling large-scale systems and pave the way for the creation of exascale supercomputers. Read More »

01.30.17User Facility

Study of Microbes Reveals New Insight About Earth’s Geology and Carbon CyclesExternal link

Argonne National Laboratory researchers have discovered that the types of carbon “food” sources available to microbial communities significantly affected the composition and activity of the communities and the types of mineral products that form in their environment. Read More »

01.30.17From the Labs

PPPL Scientist Uncovers Physics Behind Plasma-Etching ProcessExternal link

Physicist Igor Kaganovich at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and collaborators have uncovered some of the physics that make possible the etching of silicon computer chips, which power cell phones, computers, and a huge range of electronic devices. Read More »

MIT University 01.30.17University Research

A Step Toward Renewable DieselExternal link

MIT engineers have genetically reprogrammed a strain of yeast so that it converts sugars to fats much more efficiently, an advance that could make possible the renewable production of high-energy fuels such as diesel. Read More »

Berkeley Lab scientists Junqiao Wu, Changhyun Ko, and Fan Yang (l-r) are working at the nano-Auger electron spectroscopy instrument at the Molecular Foundry, a DOE Office of Science User Facility. 01.30.17User Facility

For This Metal, Electricity Flows, But Not the HeatExternal link

Berkeley-led study finds law-breaking property in vanadium dioxide that could lead to applications in thermoelectrics, window coatings. Read More »

01.27.17From the Labs

Solid-State Processing: New Paths to New MaterialsExternal link

Scientists at Ames Laboratory and the Iowa State University are creating materials by solid-state processing because it offers advantages: costs less than other methods, doesn’t require solvents, often can be done without heat, and uses relatively low energy inputs. Read More »

01.27.17Science Highlight

Meeting the Challenge of Diagnostics for Super-Hot Plasmas in Fusion Reactors

New atomic transition found in xenon accurately calibrates neutral hydrogen density measurements in plasma experiments important in the pursuit of fusion energy. Read More »

01.27.17Science Highlight

High-Energy Electrons Probe Ultrafast Atomic Motion

A new technique synchronized high-energy electrons with an ultrafast laser pulse to probe how vibrational states of atoms change in time. Read More »

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