University Research

05.03.18University Research

Scientists Project a Drier Amazon and Wetter Indonesia in the FutureExternal link

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine and other institutions have found that large-scale changes in rainfall can, in part, be attributed to the way tropical forests respond to the overabundance of carbon dioxide humans are emitting into the atmosphere, particularly over dense forests in the Amazon and across Asia.” Read MoreExternal linkage

05.03.18University Research

UCR Graduate Student Headed to Oak Ridge National LabExternal link

Victor Fung, a graduate student in chemistry, is one of 60 students from across the country selected for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.02.18University Research

To Study Clouds, Grad Student Trades Lake Superior for the DesertExternal link

Tyler Jacob Capek, a PhD student in the Department of Physics at Michigan Tech, earned a Department of Energy research fellowship to study the optical properties of aerosols during atmospheric processing at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.02.18University Research

PARP-1 May be Key to Effectiveness of PARP Inhibitors, and Now Researchers Can Image ItExternal link

Penn Medicine researchers have used CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technology to isolate a key genetic feature that could cause resistance to PARP inhibitors in patients with ovarian cancer – and they’ve also proven they have a way to see that feature using PET imaging. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.02.18University Research

Graduate Student Thomas Heuser Recognized by the Department of EnergyExternal link

THOMAS HEUSER, a graduate student in materials science and engineering, has earned a Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program award. This award supports graduate thesis research conducted at a DOE laboratory or facility and aims to prepare graduate students for a career in science, technology, math or engineering. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.01.18University Research

TerAvest Applies Persistence to Stubborn BacteriaExternal link

Michigan State University assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology Michaela TerAvest is trying to better understand the bacterial strain Zymomonas mobilis in order to use it in developing sustainable biofuels and bioproducts. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.01.18University Research

UNM Students Receive DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program AwardExternal link

Aidan Grummer and Neil McFadden, two graduate students in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at The University of New Mexico, were among 60 students selected nationally to receive the prestigious Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program award. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.01.18University Research

Discovery of New Material is Key Step Toward More Powerful ComputingExternal link

Researchers in OSU’s College of Science have developed an inorganic compound that adopts a crystal structure capable of sustaining a new state of matter known as quantum spin liquid, an important advance toward quantum computing. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.27.18University Research

Through Thick and Thin: Researchers Solve Decades-old Fluid QuestionExternal link

A team of nanoscientists and physicists from Argonne National Laboratory has unraveled this 30-year mystery by studying a shear-thickening fluid with X-rays. The study could lead to applications in 3-D printing, the chemical industry and the biomedical field. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.27.18University Research

New Natural Gas Catalyst Would Boost Clean TransportationExternal link

The U.S. Department of Energy has chosen a team led by a chemical engineer from the University of Houston for a $2 million project to develop and optimize a lower-cost, more efficient catalyst to eliminate unreacted methane. Read MoreExternal linkage

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