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Color map (left) reconstructed image showing the direction of magnetization and the stray magnetic fields in and around a cobalt nanospiral (color wheel indicates magnetization direction) that is only 20 nm in diameter (images taken using high resolution Lorentz microscopy), and (right) tomographic reconstruction showing the 3D shape of the nano-spiral.06.01.14Science Highlight

Magnetic Structure of Sculpted Nanospirals

Direct visualization of magnetic structures gives researchers a window into new possibilities at the Nanoscale. Read More »

Local regions of gel shrink when exposed to light through a photomask apeture.06.01.14Science Highlight

Morphing Polymer Shape and Motion with Light

Computational modelling shows how the shape and motion in a polymer gel can be controlled solely by light. Read More »

The Q-weak experiment at Jefferson Lab precisely measured the weak force's hold on the proton.05.01.14Science Highlight

Q-weak Experiment Determines Proton's Weak Charge

Scientists make the first experimental determination of the weak charge of the proton and extract the weak charges of the neutron and up and down quarks. Read More »

Modified amino acid residues leave a tell-tale “trail” of water’s passage through the protein and to the active site of the photosynthetic protein complex known as Photosystem II (PS II).05.01.14Science Highlight

Following the Trail of Water Molecules Through Photosystem II During Photosynthesis

Researchers have identified a possible channel that enables substrate water molecules to travel to the active site of Photosystem II. Read More »

Difference between calculated and experimentally measured masses of oxygen isotopes as a function of mass number.05.01.14Science Highlight

Streamlining the Nuclear Force

An optimized nuclear force model yields a high-precision interaction with an unexpected descriptive power. Read More »

Selenium (grey allotrope): a micronutrient essential for the human body.05.01.14Science Highlight

Growing the Tool Box for Medical Imaging: The Selenium-72/Arsenic-72 Generator

Researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of Missouri have designed a new source of a valuable imaging isotope. Read More »

Exotic neutron-rich nuclei and new states of matter expected to exist inside neutron stars play a role in interpreting observed cooling in accreting neutron stars.05.01.14Science Highlight

Nuclear Theory Helps Forecast Neutron Star Temperatures

Advances in theory have made it possible to predict cooling behavior observed in accreting neutron stars. Read More »

Disruption of Mediator rescues growth and fertility in Arabidopsis low lignin mutants.05.01.14Science Highlight

Mediating Biofuel Complexity through “Mediator” Modification

Research points to more efficient and lower cost routes to high-yield biomass-derived renewable fuels. Read More »

A single photon is absorbed by a pair of pentacene molecules to generate an energetically excited state consisting of a bound electron-hole pair (i.e., a singlet exciton) and involving the electron orbitals of both pentacene molecules (shown on the left).04.01.14Science Highlight

Two-for-One Deal for Photovoltaics

Process doubles photocurrent from visible sunlight in organic solar cells. Read More »

The Penning trap was used to precisely measure the masses of isotopes provided by CARIBU.12.01.13Science Highlight

Modeling Cosmic Nucleosynthesis

First measurements of isotopes produced by Argonne’s new CARIBU facility provide insight into the creation of the elements in the universe. Read More »

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