University Research

04.28.17University Research

Stanford Scientists Test Links Between Extreme Weather and Climate ChangeExternal link

Stanford Professor Noah Diffenbaugh and his research group have developed a framework for testing whether global warming has contributed to particular extreme weather events. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.28.17University Research

UCI’s New 2-D Materials Conduct Electricity Near the Speed of LightExternal link

Physicists at the University of California, Irvine and elsewhere have fabricated new two-dimensional materials with breakthrough electrical and magnetic attributes that could make them building blocks of future quantum computers and other advanced electronics. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.27.17University Research

Baylor Ph.D. Candidate Granted Prestigious Department of Energy AwardExternal link

Bulbul Ahmmed, Ph.D. candidate in Baylor University’s department of geosciences, has been awarded a Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Fellowship from the Department of Energy (DOE). Read MoreExternal linkage

04.27.17University Research

New Quantum Liquid Crystals May Play Role in Future of ComputersExternal link

Physicists at the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter at Caltech have discovered the first three-dimensional quantum liquid crystal—a new state of matter that may have applications in ultrafast quantum computers of the future. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.27.17University Research

Researchers Invent Process to Make Sustainable Rubber and PlasticsExternal link

Synthetic rubber and plastics – used for manufacturing tires, toys and myriad other products – are produced from butadiene, a molecule traditionally made from petroleum or natural gas. But those manmade materials could get a lot greener soon, thanks to the ingenuity of a team of scientists from three U.S. research universities. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.26.17University Research

Researchers Link Robots Into Surveillance TeamsExternal link

Researchers at Cornell University are developing a system to enable teams of robots to share information as they move around and, if necessary, get help in interpreting what they see, enabling them to conduct surveillance as a single entity with many eyes. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.26.17University Research

UD Doctoral Student Wins Time with Argonne Lab's SynchrotronExternal link

Doctoral student Baxter Abraham has won a Department of Energy award that will allow him to do thesis-related ultrafast research at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinios. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.26.17University Research

Controlling Antimicrobial Contamination of Soil and Water with BacteriaExternal link

A new study at the University of Nevada, Reno has found a potential way to reduce the presence of the antimicrobial that is also linked to problems with antibiotic resistance. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.25.17University Research

Graphene Holds Up Under High PressureExternal link

A single sheet of graphene, comprising an atom-thin lattice of carbon, may seem rather fragile. But engineers at MIT have found that the ultrathin material is exceptionally sturdy, remaining intact under applied pressures of at least 100 bars. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.25.17University Research

Genome Sequence of Fuel-Producing Alga AnnouncedExternal link

The genome of the fuel-producing green microalga Botryococcus braunii has been sequenced by a team of researchers led by a group at Texas A&M AgriLife Research. Read MoreExternal linkage

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