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Stanford University 06.20.17University Research

Stanford Discovery Could Lead to Sustainable Source of the Fuel Additive EthanolExternal link

Stanford associate professor Thomas Jaramillo and SLAC scientist Christopher Hahn have demonstrated the feasibility of designing copper catalysts that convert carbon dioxide into ethanol without corn or other crops. Read More »

Oregon State University 06.20.17University Research

Alloying Materials of Different Structures Offers New Tool for Controlling PropertiesExternal link

Oregon State scientists are involved in new research that could lead to greater materials control and in turn better semiconductors, advances in nanotechnology for pharmaceuticals and improved metallic glasses for industrial applications. Read More »

Scripps Institute of Oceanography 06.20.17University Research

Differences in Sea Spray Particle Chemistry Linked to Formation Processes of Drops by Bubbles in Breaking WavesExternal link

A team of researchers led by the University of California San Diego has identified for the first time what drives the observed differences in the chemical make-up of sea spray particles ejected from the ocean by breaking waves. Read More »

06.19.17User Facility

Nickel for Thought: Compound Shows Potential for High-Temperature SuperconductivityExternal link

A team of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has identified a nickel oxide compound as an unconventional but promising candidate material for high-temperature superconductivity.
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Michigan University 06.19.17University Research

'Magic' Alloy Could Spur Next Generation of Solar CellsExternal link

In what could be a major step forward for a new generation of solar cells called "concentrator photovoltaics," University of Michigan researchers have developed a new semiconductor alloy that can capture the near-infrared light located on the leading edge of the visible light spectrum. Read More »

Funded by the Department of Energy’s Office of Science, scientists are devising ways to blunt reactive oxygen atoms’ impact on producing biofuels.06.19.17Article

Oxygen: The Jekyll and Hyde of Biofuels

Scientists are devising ways to protect plants, biofuels and, ultimately, the atmosphere itself from damage caused by an element that sustains life on earth. Read More »

New York University 06.19.17University Research

Researchers Send DNA on Sequential, and Consequential, Building MissionExternal link

A team of scientists at New York University have developed a method to create structures whose building blocks are a millionth of a meter in size by encoding DNA with assembly instructions. Read More »

06.16.17From the Labs

Synthetic Development of Low-Dimensional Nanomaterials Could Revolutionize Future TechnologiesExternal link

Javier Vela, a scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, believes improvements in computer processors, TV displays and solar cells will come from scientific advancements in the synthesis of low-dimensional nanomaterials.
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06.16.17User Facility

How to Build Software for a Computer 50 Times Faster than Anything in the WorldExternal link

Researchers at six Department of Energy national laboratories - Lawrence Berkeley, Lawrence Livermore, Sandia, Oak Ridge, Los Alamos, and Argonne - in addition to other labs and universities are developing tools and technologies that support and connect hardware and applications critical to making the next-generation systems - exascale supercomputers - a reality.
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Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center 06.16.17University Research

Into the Wild: Exploring Yeast Biodiversity for Better BiofuelExternal link

Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center postdoctoral researcher David Peris is harnessing the power of yeast biodiversity in order to develop yeast strains that can address the challenges of the cellulosic biofuel industry. Read More »

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