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05.10.17User Facility

Low-Energy RHIC Electron Cooling Gets Green Light, LiterallyExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have produced a new high-power green-light laser that will generate beam-cooling electrons at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) Read More »

05.10.17User Facility

Scientists Print Nanoscale Imaging Probe onto Tip of Optical FiberExternal link

Combining speed with incredible precision, a team of researchers has developed a way to print a nanoscale imaging probe onto the tip of a glass fiber as thin as a human hair, accelerating the production of the promising new device from several per month to several per day. Read More »

05.10.17User Facility

Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University Scientists Develop More Efficient Catalytic Material for Fuel Cell ApplicationsExternal link

Scientists at Ames Laboratory have discovered a method for making smaller, more efficient intermetallic nanoparticles for fuel cell applications, and which also use less of the expensive precious metal platinum. Read More »

California Institute of Technology 05.10.17University Research

Caltech Chemical Engineer Explains Oxygen Mystery on CometsExternal link

A Caltech chemical engineer who normally develops new ways to fabricate microprocessors in computers has figured out how to explain a nagging mystery in space—why comets expel oxygen gas, the same gas we humans breathe. Read More »

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 05.10.17University Research

Modified Soybeans Yield More in Future Climate ConditionsExternal link

A three-year field study by University of Illinois researchers found modified soybeans yielded more when subjected to both increased temperature and carbon dioxide levels; however, they found little to no difference between the modified and unmodified soybeans grown in either increased temperature, increased carbon dioxide, or today’s climate conditions. Read More »

05.09.17User Facility

Finding A New Major Gene Expression Regulator in FungiExternal link

A team led by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI), a DOE Office of Science User Facility, report the prevalence of 6mA modifications in the earliest branches of the fungal kingdom. Read More »

05.09.17User Facility

Argonne Welcomes Scientists to Advanced Photon Source and Center for Nanoscale MaterialsExternal link

More than 400 researchers from numerous disciplines will convene at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory on May 8th for the annual users’ meeting for the Advanced Photon Source (APS) and Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM). Read More »

Minnesota University 05.09.17University Research

Discovery of Thin Transparent Film Could Improve Electronics and Solar CellsExternal link

A team of researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, have discovered a new nano-scale thin film material with the highest-ever conductivity in its class. The new material could lead to smaller, faster, and more powerful electronics, as well as more efficient solar cells. Read More »

Florida State University 05.09.17University Research

New Plutonium Discovery Lights Way for FSU Chemistry Professor’s Work to Clean Up Nuclear WasteExternal link

Florida State University Professor Thomas Albrecht-Schmitt and a team of researchers have been studying plutonium — Pu on the Periodic Table of Elements — for almost two decades to understand how it behaves chemically, and how it differs from lighter elements like iron or nickel. Read More »

MIT University 05.09.17University Research

Sandwiched Between Superconductors, Graphene Adopts Exotic Electronic StatesExternal link

MIT physicists have found that a flake of graphene, when brought in close proximity with two superconducting materials, can inherit some of those materials’ superconducting qualities. Read More »

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