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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 »

03.02.17Profile

AGEP-T FRAME Scientist Raul Acevedo Studies How Fuel Cells Behave in SpaceExternal link

Post-doctoral fellow Raul Acevedo is developing a platform at the National Synchrotron Light Source II to analyze nanomaterials that work as catalysts in fuel cells, thanks to the Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate - Transformation (AGEP-T) Frontiers of Research and Academic Models of Excellence of Research and Academic Models of Excellence (FRAME) program. Read More »

Washington State University 03.02.17University Research

Researchers Find New Clues for Nuclear Waste CleanupExternal link

A Washington State University study of the chemistry of technetium-99 has improved understanding of the challenging nuclear waste and could lead to better cleanup methods. Read More »

Emory University 03.02.17University Research

How Protein Misfolding May Kickstart Chemical EvolutionExternal link

Researchers at Emory University and Georgia Tech are looking into the abnormal folding of proteins related to neurodegenerative conditions, providing insights into how life may emerge from a chemical system. Read More »

03.01.17From the Labs

Researchers Coax Particles to Form Vortices Using Magnetic FieldsExternal link

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory created tiny swirling vortices out of magnetic particles, providing insight into the behavior that governs such systems—which opens up new opportunities for materials and devices with new properties. Read More »

03.01.17Science Highlight

Underestimating Clouds

Feedbacks of clouds on climate change strongly influence the magnitude of global warming. Read More »

Georgia Tech University 03.01.17University Research

Triboelectric Nanogenerators Boost Mass Spectrometry PerformanceExternal link

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have shown that replacing conventional power supplies with TENG devices for charging the molecules being analyzed can boost the sensitivity of mass spectrometers to unprecedented levels. Read More »

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