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Is There Structure in Glass Disorder? 12.12.17Science Highlight

Is There Structure in Glass Disorder?

For one of the strongest known materials, calculations clarify a long-standing debate about how atoms pack together. Read More »

Bending a New Tool for Low Power Computing12.12.17Science Highlight

Bending a New Tool for Low Power Computing

Theory predicts that bending a film will control spin direction and create a spin current for next-generation electronics. Read More »

Molecular Mousetraps Capture More Nuclear Waste 12.12.17Science Highlight

Molecular Mousetraps Capture More Nuclear Waste

Cage-like molecules with internal chemical hooks remove three times more hazardous radioactive iodine compounds than current methods. Read More »

New Quantum Liquid Crystal—In the Driver’s Seat12.12.17Science Highlight

New Quantum Liquid Crystal—In the Driver’s Seat

Lasers reveal a new state of matter—the first three-dimensional quantum liquid crystal. Read More »

Chemical “Pressure” Tuning Magnetic Properties12.12.17Science Highlight

Chemical “Pressure” Tuning Magnetic Properties

Unexpectedly, a little chemical substitution stabilizes unusual magnetic phase of vortexes called skyrmions. Read More »

Stirring up a Quantum Spin-Liquid with Disorder12.12.17Science Highlight

Stirring up a Quantum Spin Liquid with Disorder

New, unexpected paradigm discovered: Disorder may actually promote an exotic quantum state, with potential for ultrafast computing. Read More »

Light Perfects Interfaces12.12.17Science Highlight

Light Perfects Interfaces

Shining light on a growing semiconductor modifies its interface with the surface and could improve the optical properties of each. Read More »

Underappreciated Microbes Now Get Credit for Holding Down Two Jobs in Soil 12.07.17Science Highlight

Underappreciated Microbes Now Get Credit for Holding Down Two Jobs in Soil

Soil microbes work as both decomposers and synthesizers of carbon compounds in soil, offering new answers with impacts to crops and eco-health. Read More »

Designer Yeast Consumes Plant Matter and Spits Out Fatty Alcohols for Detergents and Biofuels 12.07.17Science Highlight

Designer Yeast Consumes Plant Matter and Spits Out Fatty Alcohols for Detergents and Biofuels

Highest concentration and yield of valuable chemicals reported in industrial yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Read More »

Energy, Economy, and the Earth: The Benefits of Creating Feedback Loops12.06.17Science Highlight

Energy, Economy, and the Earth: The Benefits of Creating Feedback Loops

Scientists reduce uncertainties in future climate prediction by directly coupling an energy-economy model to an Earth system model. Read More »

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