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Slow Charge Generation Plays Big Role in Model Material for Solar Cells04.19.19Science Highlight

Slow Charge Generation Plays Big Role in Model Material for Solar Cells

Insight about energy flow in copper-based material could aid in creating efficient molecular electronics. Read More »

Team Takes Fluoride from Taps and Toothpaste to Batteries04.15.19Science Highlight

Team Takes Fluoride from Taps and Toothpaste to Batteries

With user facilities, researchers devise novel battery chemistries to help make fluoride batteries a reality. Read More »

Strain and Defects Grow in Tiny Magnetite Crystals When Oxidized 04.08.19Science Highlight

Strain and Defects Grow in Tiny Magnetite Crystals When Oxidized

Detailed 3D images show how nanoparticles change in reactions that purify contaminated water or power recyclable geochemical batteries. Read More »

A Detailed View of the Ancestor of Photosynthesis 03.21.19Science Highlight

A Detailed View of the Ancestor of Photosynthesis

The symmetrical light-gathering, energy-producing complex offers insights into how modern photosystems evolved. Read More »

Fitting a Square Peg in a Round Hole: The Surprising Structure of Uranium Bound in Hematite03.14.19Science Highlight

Fitting a Square Peg in a Round Hole: The Surprising Structure of Uranium Bound in Hematite

An atomic view of how toxic uranium binds to iron minerals in the environment enables better predictions of its behavior. Read More »

Unique Interface and Unexpected Behavior Help Explain How Heavy Metals Act03.08.19Science Highlight

Unique Interface and Unexpected Behavior Help Explain How Heavy Metals Act

Three types of water molecules form around a platinum-based ion, offering insights for waste processing and metal refining. Read More »

Get to the Root: Tiny Poplar Roots Extract More Water than Their Larger Counterparts after Drought02.26.19Science Highlight

Get to the Root: Tiny Poplar Roots Extract More Water than Their Larger Counterparts after Drought

Researchers link root water uptake to root traits and assess (poor) performance of common models. Read More »

Silicon and a State of Shock02.19.19Science Highlight

Silicon and a State of Shock

A novel experimental geometry at the Linac Coherent Light Source reveals, for the first time, how silicon responds to shocks similar to those in a planet’s core. Read More »

Measuring the Impossible: X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Hydrogen and Helium02.11.19Science Highlight

Measuring the Impossible: X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Hydrogen and Helium

The two most abundant elements in the universe, hydrogen and helium, were previously thought to be impossible to measure by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Read More »

Early “Fossils” Formed by Tectonics, not Life02.11.19Science Highlight

Early “Fossils” Formed by Tectonics, not Life

The 3.7-billion-year-old structures were considered the first evidence for life on the planet; new evidence suggests differently. Read More »

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