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10.08.17Science Highlight

Understanding the Rice Genome for Bioenergy Research

Genome-wide rice studies yield first major, large-scale collection of mutations for grass model crops, vital to boosting biofuel production. Read More »

10.06.17Science Highlight

Precise Radioactivity Measurements: A Controversy Settled

Simultaneous measurements of x-rays and gamma rays emitted in radioactive nuclear decays show that the vacancy left by an electron’s departure, not the atomic structure, influences whether gamma rays are released. Read More »

10.06.17Science Highlight

OLYMPUS Experiment Sheds Light on Inner Workings of Protons

Seven-year study explains how packets of light are exchanged when protons meet electrons. Read More »

10.06.17Science Highlight

Explorations of the Universal Glue

The newly upgraded CEBAF Accelerator opens door to strong force studies. Read More »

10.02.17Science Highlight

Bringing Visual “Magic” to Light

Scientists create widely controllable ultrathin optical components that allow virtual objects to be projected in real environments. Read More »

10.02.17Science Highlight

Speeding Materials Discovery Puts Solar Fuels on the Fast Track to Commercial Viability

New materials could turn water into the fuel of the future. Read More »

10.02.17Science Highlight

Water in One Dimension

Confined within tiny carbon nanotubes, extremely cold water molecules line up in a highly ordered chain. Read More »

10.02.17Science Highlight

Adding Stress Boosts Performance, Stability for Fuel Cells

Scientists design outstanding catalysts by controlling the composition and shape of these tiny plate-like structures on the nanoscale. Read More »

10.02.17Science Highlight

Drawing at the One-Nanometer Length Scale

Scientists set record resolution for patterning materials at sizes as small as a single nanometer using microscope-based lithography. Read More »

10.02.17Science Highlight

Blurring the Line between Animate and Inanimate: “Active” Matter Drives Self-Propelled Fluid

For the first time, self-organized, soft machines powered by molecular motors propelled fluid for hours across meters. Read More »

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