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Image of microbial pili networks projecting from, and synthesized by, the cell body of Geobacter.05.01.12Science Highlight

Electricity Generation in Microbial Biofilms

Understanding how microbes use cytochromes to generate electricity in biofilms. Read More »

STM-measured anisotropy of energy gaps...05.01.12Science Highlight

Can Magnetism Explain High Temperature Superconductivity?

Visualization of electron pair binding confirms predictions about how high temperature superconductivity works. Read More »

The genome of the polar eukaryotic microalga Coccomyxa subellipsoidea reveals traits of cold adaptation05.01.12Science Highlight

Polar Microbes Make Fat to Keep Warm

A polar alga with lipid metabolism enzymes may prove useful harnessing algae for biodiesel production. Read More »

Distribution of the wintertime differences in the westerly transient moisture flux05.01.12Science Highlight

Models Project Greater Drought Resistance

Regional Climate Models predict greater drought resistance in southwest U.S. than General Circulation Models (GCMs). Read More »

In the EFC, a slurry of activated carbon spheres in a non-toxic electrolyte (water with dissolved sodium sulfate) is pumped from reservoirs into the electrode-contact cell (inset), where the spheres acquire surface charge.05.01.12Science Highlight

Electrical Energy Storage Using Carbon Slurries

New scalable, high power energy storage possible with carbon-electrolyte slurries. Read More »

Distorted three-dimensional perovskite structure of cesium tin iodide (CsSnI3) at room temperature...05.01.12Science Highlight

Low-Cost, Third Generation Solar Cells on Solid Ground

Novel, liquid-less design promises to improve long-term stability and durability of dye-sensitized solar cells while hitting high efficiency marks. Read More »

Depiction of the new thermal transport mechanism.04.01.12Science Highlight

Discovery of a New Mechanism of Thermal Transport

Current-carrying nanotubes heat up nearby materials but not themselves, indicating a new path to energy-efficient electronics. Read More »

Fig 1 Angular-resolved measurement of the output of a double embedded photonic crystal LED at a wavelength of 455 nm (emission in the blue).04.01.12Science Highlight

Enhancing the Output of LED Lighting

Adding nanostructured regions to boost LED light output. Read More »

Illustration of self-healing in a fractured polymer via dynamic hydrogen bond interchange.04.01.12Science Highlight

Spontaneously Self-healing Polymers

Overcoming a fundamental dilemma in making polymers that combine strength and toughness with spontaneous healing capability. Read More »

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory photobioreactor04.01.12Science Highlight

Understanding How Bacteria Use Sunlight

New insights into the effect of light quality on bacterial metabolism and respiration. Read More »

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