University Research

01.26.15University Research

Silver Nanowires Demonstrate Unexpected Self-Healing MechanismExternal link

Results by researchers at Northwestern University indicate that silver nanowires could potentially withstand strong cyclic loads for long periods of time, which is a key attribute needed for flexible electronics. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.26.15University Research

Researchers Make Magnetic GrapheneExternal link

A team of physicists at the University of California, Riverside has found an ingenious way to induce magnetism in graphene while also preserving graphene’s electronic properties. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.22.15University Research

Self-Powered Intelligent Keyboard Could Provide a New Layer of SecurityExternal link

By analyzing such parameters as the force applied by key presses and the time interval between them, a new self-powered non-mechanical intelligent keyboard developed by researchers at Georgia Tech could provide a stronger layer of security for computer users. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.22.15University Research

Greenland Plays Important Role In Polar Ice ResearchExternal link

Geoscientists at Penn State have used computer model experiments to show that the more temperatures increase, the faster the Greenland Ice Sheet will melt. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.21.15University Research

No Escape: Researchers Create Safety Lock for Genetically Modified OrganismsExternal link

Scientists at Harvard Medical School have engineered a strain of E. coli to be dependent on a synthetic amino acid, which may prove useful as a biocontainment strategy. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.21.15University Research

Stanford Engineers Use Brilliant X-rays to Illuminate Catalysis, Revise TheoriesExternal link

Using high-brilliance X-rays in a new way, Stanford engineers observed electrons at work during catalytic reactions. Their findings challenge long-held theories about some catalysts, opening the door to new or improved renewable energy applications. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.16.15University Research

Aircraft, Research Vessel, and Ground Stations Will Gather Data to Improve What is Known About Factors Affecting Precipitation as California’s Drought ContinuesExternal link

Study will help provide a better understanding of how California gets its rain and snow, how human activities are influencing precipitation, and how the new science provides potential to inform water management decisions relating to drought and flood. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.13.15University Research

Iowa State Nuclear Physicist Makes the Case for Studying the Strong Nuclear ForceExternal link

Iowa State's John Lajoie recently made the case for nuclear physics research and the multi-million-dollar experiments and huge collaborations it takes to make discoveries. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.12.15University Research

NYU Researchers Identify Nature of Fish’s “Sixth Sense”External link

Team supported by the Office of Science and others helps solve mystery of how aquatic creatures respond to their environment. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.09.15University Research

3D 'Pop-up' Silicon Structures: New Process Transforms Planar Materials into 3D MicroarchitecturesExternal link

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign describe a unique process for geometrically transforming two dimensional (2D) micro/nanostructures into extended 3D layouts by exploiting mechanics principles similar to those found in children’s ‘pop-up’ books. Read MoreExternal linkage

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