Science Headlines

04.02.18User Facility

Scientists Develop Sugar-Coated Nanosheets to Selectively Target PathogensExternal link

Researchers, led by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), have developed a process for creating ultrathin, self-assembling sheets of synthetic materials that can function like designer flypaper in selectively binding with viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.02.18User Facility

ESnet Staff Take Expertise on the Road to Help Universities Operate Innovative NetworksExternal link

For the past four years ESnet has been transferring their networking expertise to staff at other research and education organizations. As part of the Operating Innovative Networks series, ESnet co-led 23 workshops that reached and estimated 750 network employees at 360 institutions in 39 states and 38 other nations. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.02.18User Facility

What a MeshExternal link

A team of scientists from across the U.S. has found a new way to create molecular interconnections that can give a certain class of materials exciting new properties, including improving their ability to catalyze chemical reactions or harvest energy from light. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.30.18From the Labs

PPPL-led Research Enhances Performance of Germany’s New Fusion DeviceExternal link

A team of U.S. and German scientists has used a system of large magnetic “trim” coils designed and delivered by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) to achieve high performance in the latest round of experiments on the Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X) stellarator. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.30.18From the Labs

Lawrence Livermore to Lead United States-United Kingdom Consortium for Demonstrating Remote Monitoring of Nuclear ReactorsExternal link

Harnessing the unusual characteristics of the elusive subatomic particles known as antineutrinos, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will lead a new international multi-laboratory and university collaboration for nonproliferation research. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.30.18User Facility

It's a Trap!External link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have published a new study that identifies the process by which holes get trapped in nanoparticles made of zinc oxide, a material of potential interest for solar applications because it absorbs ultraviolet light. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.29.18From the Labs

Putting Quantum Scientists in the Driver’s SeatExternal link

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are conducting fundamental physics research that will lead to more control over mercurial quantum systems and materials. Their studies will enable advancements in quantum computing, sensing, simulation, and materials development. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.29.18User Facility

Q&A: Bruce Gates on the Molecules That Can Drive Chemical ReactionsExternal link

The professor at University of California, Davis, describes his innovative work at SLAC’s synchrotron to search for simple, selective catalysts. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.29.18User Facility

Nickel in the X-ray LimelightExternal link

Researchers from Argonne and the University of California at Santa Barbara have identified another elemental actor that helps activate palladium while reducing the amount of the precious metal needed for reactions to occur. Read MoreExternal linkage

03.28.18From the Labs

Self-Assembling, Tunable Interfaces Found in Quantum MaterialsExternal link

A potential revolution in device engineering could be underway, thanks to the discovery of functional electronic interfaces in quantum materials that can self-assemble spontaneously. Read MoreExternal linkage

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