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04.20.17Science Highlight

Deciphering Material Properties at the Single-Atom Level

Scientists determine the precise location and identity of all 23,000 atoms in a nanoparticle. Read More »

04.20.17Science Highlight

Smallest Transistor Ever

Atomically flat materials used to fabricate the world’s smallest transistor. Read More »

04.20.17Science Highlight

Creation of Artificial Atoms

Controlling electrons in graphene opens a new path to potential electronic devices. Read More »

04.18.17Science Highlight

Developing Tools to Understand Lithium-Ion Battery Instabilities

Enabling study of interface thickness evolution on high-capacity battery electrodes. Read More »

03.03.17Science Highlight

New CRISPR-Cas, Gene Editing Systems, Discovered in Vast DNA Sequence Dataset

Researchers discover the first CRISPR-Cas9 system in archaea, which may enable new technologies for biological research. Read More »

03.03.17Science Highlight

Microbial Community Interactions Drive Methane Consumption in Lakes

Understanding interactions among organisms in complex microbial communities sheds new light on a globally significant environmental process. Read More »

03.01.17Science Highlight

Ultrafast Imaging Reveals the Electron’s New Clothes

Scientists use high-speed electrons to visualize “dress-like” distortions in the atomic lattice. Read More »

02.27.17Science Highlight

The Brown Rot Two-Step

Understanding how brown rot fungi degrade wood could lead to new tools for more efficient biofuel production.  Read More »

02.23.17Science Highlight

Controlling the Stiffness of a Material at the Nanoscale

Use of electric fields to reversibly change a material’s hardness by up to 30 percent promises new functionalities for microphones and sensors. Read More »

02.17.17Science Highlight

Hydraulic Fluids Hospitable for Microbes

For the first time, scientists analyzed the genetic material of surface microbes that are colonizing the deep subsurface, where they are adapting and thriving.

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