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Michigan State University 06.16.17University Research

How to Build an Artificial Nano-Factory to Power our FuturesExternal link

Manuel Sommer and researchers at the Kerfeld lab are studying how the factories building sugar from carbon dioxide through photosynthesis, called carboxysomes, are built and work. Read More »

06.15.17User Facility

With ARM Instruments Watching, an Extensive Summer Melt in West AntarcticaExternal link

An array of ARM instruments were deployed at the WAIS Divide ice camp in West Antarctica, where scientists unexpectedly witnessed first hand the effects of an extensive summer surface melt event.
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Department of Energy Awards Six Research Contracts Totaling $258 Million to Accelerate U.S. Supercomputing TechnologyExternal link

Today U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced that six leading U.S. technology companies will receive funding from the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) as part of its new PathForward program, accelerating the research necessary to deploy the nation’s first exascale supercomputers.
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California Institute of Technology 06.15.17University Research

Caltech, Berkeley Lab Teams Combines Theory, X-ray Experiments to Explain What’s at Work in Copper CatalystExternal link

Researchers report the mechanics behind an early key step in artificially activating CO2 so that it can rearrange itself to become the liquid fuel ethanol. Read More »

Colorado School of Mines 06.15.17University Research

Hydrology Graduate Student Wins DOE Research AwardExternal link

Lauren Foster, a PhD student in the Hydrologic Science and Engineering Program at Colorado School of Mines, will spend next year researching the effects of climate change in complex terrain at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program. Read More »

Michigan State University 06.15.17University Research

Decomposing Leaves are a Surprising Source of Greenhouse GasesExternal link

Michigan State University scientists have pinpointed a new source of nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas that’s more potent than carbon dioxide, which could help refine nitrous oxide emission predictions as well as guide future agriculture and soil management practices. Read More »

06.14.17From the Labs

New Research Finds a Missing Piece to High-Temperature Superconductor MysteryExternal link

An international team led by scientists from the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University has detected new features in the electronic behavior of a copper oxide material that may help explain why it becomes a perfect electrical conductor – a superconductor – at relatively high temperatures.
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06.14.17From the Labs

U.S.-China Collaboration Makes Excellent Start in Optimizing Lithium to Control Fusion PlasmasExternal link

A collaboration of researchers have recently shown lithium, a soft, silver-white metal, to be effective in both respects during path-setting U.S.-Chinese experiments on the Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) in Hefei, China.
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06.14.17Science Highlight

The Rise of Giant Viruses

Research reveals that giant viruses acquire genes piecemeal from others, with implications for bioenergy production and environmental cleanup. Read More »

06.14.17Science Highlight

Grasses: The Secrets behind Their Success

Researchers find a grass gene affecting how plants manage water and carbon dioxide that could be useful to growing biofuel crops on marginal land. Read More »

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