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Stanford University 02.23.17University Research

Stanford Researchers Create a High-Performance, Low-Energy Artificial Synapse for Neural Network ComputingExternal link

Researchers at Stanford University and Sandia National Laboratories have made an advance that could help computers mimic one piece of the brain’s efficient design – an artificial version of the space over which neurons communicate, called a synapse. Read More »

University of Utah 02.22.17University Research

Stabilizing Energy StorageExternal link

University of Utah and University of Michigan chemists, participating in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Joint Center for Energy Storage Research, predict a better future for a type of battery for grid storage called redox flow batteries. Read More »

Minnesota University 02.22.17University Research

Dream of Energy-Collecting Windows is One Step Closer to RealityExternal link

Researchers at the University of Minnesota and University of Milano-Bicocca are bringing the dream of windows that can efficiently collect solar energy one step closer to reality thanks to high tech silicon nanoparticles. Read More »

Michigan State University 02.22.17University Research

Examining Exploding Stars Through the Atomic NucleusExternal link

Michigan State University researchers investigated stellar production of the radioactive isotope aluminum-26 present in the Milky Way and concluded that up to 30 percent could be produced in novae; the rest must be produced in other sources like supernovae. Read More »

NASA’s Adaptable, Deployable Entry Placement Technology (ADEPT) Project will test and demonstrate a large, flexible heat shield that can be stored aboard a spacecraft until needed for atmospheric entry. 02.22.17User Facility

The Heat is OnExternal link

X-rays reveal how simulated atmospheric entry conditions impact spacecraft shielding. Read More »

Pittsburgh University 02.21.17University Research

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Researchers at Pitt and Penn State Develop Controlled Delivery of Particles via Fluid FlowExternal link

Capitalizing on previous studies in self-powered chemo-mechanical movement, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering and Penn State University’s Department of Chemistry have developed a novel method of transporting particles that utilizes chemical reactions to drive fluid flow within microfluidic devices. Read More »

Stanford University 02.21.17University Research

In a Possible Step Forward for Gene Therapy, Stanford Researchers Made Mice Glow Like FirefliesExternal link

A collaboration between chemists and gene therapy experts produced a new way of inserting the code for modified proteins into the cells of mice. If successful in humans, the technique could be useful for vaccines or cancer therapies. Read More »

02.17.17Science Highlight

Hydraulic Fluids Hospitable for Microbes

For the first time, scientists analyzed the genetic material of surface microbes that are colonizing the deep subsurface, where they are adapting and thriving.

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Colorado State University 02.17.17University Research

Bright Lights, Big Science: Joel Williams Helping Unleash Some of the World’s Brightest X-raysExternal link

Thanks to a DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research award, Joel Williams, a Colorado State University electrical engineering graduate student, is spending the next few months at Los Alamos National Laboratory working on the design of an X-ray free-electron laser. Read More »

02.16.17Science Highlight

Unlocking Peptide Potential

New computational methods may enable custom-designed drugs.

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