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03.03.17User Facility

Scientists Discover Magnetic “Persuasion” in Neighboring MetalsExternal link

Like a group of undecided voters, certain materials can be swayed by their neighbors to become magnetic, according to a new study from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory. Read More »

03.03.17User Facility

Tweaking Electrolyte Makes Better Lithium-Metal BatteriesExternal link

Scientists have found adding a pinch of something new to a battery's electrolyte gives the energy storage devices more juice per charge than today's commonly used rechargeable batteries. Read More »

03.03.17User Facility

Water-Repellent Nanotextures Found to Have Excellent Anti-Fogging AbilitiesExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered cone-shaped nanotextures could prevent fog condensation on surfaces in humid environments, including for power generation and transportation applications. Read More »

03.03.17Science Highlight

New CRISPR-Cas, Gene Editing Systems, Discovered in Vast DNA Sequence Dataset

Researchers discover the first CRISPR-Cas9 system in archaea, which may enable new technologies for biological research. Read More »

03.03.17Science Highlight

Earth’s Viral Diversity Unveiled

New database of DNA viruses and retroviruses debuts. Read More »

03.03.17Science Highlight

Microbial Community Interactions Drive Methane Consumption in Lakes

Understanding interactions among organisms in complex microbial communities sheds new light on a globally significant environmental process. Read More »

Princeton University 03.03.17University Research

Lead Dressed Like Gold: Laser-Altered Molecules Cast Alchemy in a Different LightExternal link

Using advanced computational theory, a Princeton research team has developed a method called "spectral dynamic mimicry" that allowed them to calculate the laser pulse shape to produce any desired spectral output to make non-permanent changes to a substance’s molecules, mimicking the reflective properties of another substances’ s molecules. Read More »

University of Texas Arlington 03.03.17University Research

The Search for Dark Matter ContinuesExternal link

University of Texas at Arlington physics professor Kaushik De has been working with scientists all over the world to find dark matter with the world’s largest scientific instrument, the Large Hadron Collider. Read More »

Penn State University 03.03.17University Research

Next-Generation Dark Matter Detector in a Race to Finish LineExternal link

The race is on to build the most sensitive U.S.-based experiment designed to directly detect particles of dark matter. Department of Energy (DOE) officials formally approved a key construction milestone that will propel the project named LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) toward its goal for completion by April 2020. Read More »

03.02.17User Facility

Automated Measurement System Enhances Quality and Reduces Handling in Pu-238 ProductionExternal link

Under a collaborative partnership between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Department of Energy, a new automated measurement system developed at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory will ensure quality production of plutonium-238 while reducing handling by workers. Read More »

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