University Research

04.27.16University Research

A One-Stop Shop for Producing and Crystallizing BiomoleculesExternal link

The Macromolecular Structure Knowledge Center can help researchers who lack equipment for testing hundreds of different crystallization conditions or expertise in working with challenging molecules. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.26.16University Research

The Light Stuff: A Brand-New Way to Produce Electron Spin CurrentsExternal link

Scientists led by Mingzhong Wu, professor of physics in CSU’s College of Natural Sciences, are the first to demonstrate using non-polarized light to produce what’s called a spin voltage – a unit of power produced from the quantum spinning of an individual electron. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.22.16University Research

Study Involving CU-Boulder Shows Fertilizer Can Be Made From SunlightExternal link

A group of scientists led by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden and involving the University of Colorado Boulder and Utah State University has developed a new, eco-friendly method to produce ammonia, the main ingredient of fertilizer, using light. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.21.16University Research

UCI Chemists Create Battery Technology with Off-the-Charts Charging CapacityExternal link

University of California, Irvine researchers have invented nanowire-based battery material that can be recharged hundreds of thousands of times, moving us closer to a battery that would never require replacement. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.20.16University Research

Research Improves Conductive Plastic for Health and EnergyExternal link

Biological implants that communicate with the brain to control paralyzed limbs or provide vision to the blind are one step closer to reality thanks to research by Brian Collins, an assistant professor of physics at Washington State University. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.20.16University Research

New Material Combines Useful and Typically Incompatible PropertiesExternal link

Most materials, too, are capable of being only one thing at a time, but a team of engineers and physicists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have created an entirely new material in which completely contradictory properties can coexist. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.19.16University Research

HAWC Gamma-Ray Observatory Reveals New Look at the Very-High-Energy SkyExternal link

UMD physicists pioneered development of observatory that has located new high-energy sources in the universe and provided more detail on known sources in first year of full operation. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.19.16University Research

MSU's 'Little Gadget that Could' Becoming Game-Changer for International ResearchersExternal link

Researchers at the MSU Global Center for Food Systems have built a low-cost, handheld device and a cloud-based data aggregating platform to measure and analyze plant, soil, water, and environmental parameters. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.18.16University Research

Biochemists Solve the Structure of Cell's DNA GatekeeperExternal link

Caltech scientists have produced the most detailed map yet of the massive protein machine that controls access to the DNA-containing heart of the cell. Read MoreExternal linkage

04.18.16University Research

Princeton Graduate Student Creates Computer Program to Help Stabilize Fusion PlasmasExternal link

A Princeton University graduate student has worked with physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) to develop a method for limiting instabilities that reduce the performance of fusion plasmas. Read MoreExternal linkage

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