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08.03.17Science Highlight

Making an Ultra-small Silicon “Chip”

A new polymer, created with a structure inspired by crystalline silicon, may make it easier to build better computers and solar cells. Read More »

08.03.17Science Highlight

When Strontium is Away, Iridium Comes Out to Play

Developing a highly active and acid-stable catalyst for water splitting could significantly impact solar energy technologies. Read More »

07.21.17Science Highlight

Quantum Computing Building Blocks

Scientists invent a new approach to creating ordered patterns of nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond, a promising approach to storing and computing quantum data. Read More »

07.12.17Science Highlight

Seedlings Face Uphill Battle with Climate Change

Some pine trees may have trouble gaining a foothold above the treeline. Read More »

07.12.17Science Highlight

Scientists Program Yeast to Turn Plant Sugars into Biodiesel

Redox metabolism was engineered in Yarrowia lipolytica to increase the availability of reducing molecules needed for lipid production. Read More »

07.12.17Science Highlight

Weaving a Fermented Path to Nylons

Microbial enzymes create precursors of nylon while avoiding harsh chemicals and energy-demanding heat. Read More »

07.07.17Science Highlight

Laser Stripping Powers Protons

Researchers demonstrate a new technique that could lead to significantly higher power proton beams used to answer tough scientific questions. Read More »

06.23.17Science Highlight

Magnetic Curve Balls

A twisted array of atomic magnets were driven to move in a curved path, a needed level of control for use in future memory devices. Read More »

06.23.17Science Highlight

New “Gold Standard” for Flexible Electronics

Simple, economical process makes large-diameter, high-performance, thin, transparent, and conductive foils for bendable LEDs and more. Read More »

06.23.17Science Highlight

Breaking the Rules to Make Electricity from Waste Heat

More atomic bonds is the key for performance in a newly discovered family of cage-structured compounds. Read More »

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