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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 »

Atomic Snapshots of Photosynthesis02.11.19Science Highlight

Atomic Snapshots of Photosynthesis

Scientists catch details with atomic resolution, potentially helping design systems to use sunlight and water to produce fuels. Read More »

New Probe for the Secrets of Complex Interfaces01.21.19Science Highlight

New Probe for the Secrets of Complex Interfaces

Element-selective method reveals interfacial properties of materials used for water purification, catalysis, energy conversion, and more. Read More »

Powering Up With a Smart Window05.23.18Science Highlight

Powering Up With a Smart Window

Window material repeatedly switches from being see-through to blocking the heat and converting sunlight into electricity. Read More »

Not Part of the Problem03.09.18Science Highlight

It’s Not Part of the Problem, but Part of the Solution

Americium(III) is selectively and efficiently separated from europium(III) by an extractant in an ionic liquid. Read More »

Researchers Decipher the Structure of a Bacterial Microcompartment 02.28.18Science Highlight

Researchers Decipher the Structure of a Bacterial Microcompartment

Understanding assembly principles may inspire new approaches for making valuable products. Read More »

10.25.17Science Highlight

Flavins Perform Electron Magic

Researchers discover the secret behind the third way living organisms extract energy from their environment. Read More »

10.25.17Science Highlight

Spin-Polarized Surface States in Superconductors

Novel spin-polarized surface states may guide the search for materials that host Majorana fermions, unusual particles that act as their own antimatter, and could revolutionize quantum computers. Read More »

07.21.17Science Highlight

On Track towards a Zika Virus Vaccine

Antibody’s molecular structure reveals how it recognizes the virus. Read More »

12.14.16Science Highlight

Translating Basic Biological Research to Cancer Drug Discovery

Discovery of promising next-generation inhibitors for metastatic melanoma treatment done with help from x-ray crystallography.

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