University Research

10.09.14University Research

Unstoppable MagnetoresistanceExternal link

Researchers at Princeton University discover a material with “colossal magnetoresistance” which could point to new developments in the storage of electronic information. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.08.14University Research

UW Fusion Reactor Concept Could Be Cheaper Than CoalExternal link

University of Washington engineers have designed a concept for a fusion reactor that, when scaled up to the size of a large electrical power plant, would rival costs for a new coal-fired plant with similar electrical output. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.07.14University Research

Unconventional Photoconduction in an Atomically Thin SemiconductorExternal link

Researchers at MIT find new mechanism of photoconduction could lead to next-generation excitonic devices. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.07.14University Research

Batteries Included: A Solar Cell that Stores its Own PowerExternal link

Researchers report that they’ve succeeded in combining a battery and a solar cell into one hybrid device. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.06.14University Research

Fat Molecules Influence Form and Function of Key Photosynthesis ProteinExternal link

Researchers at Purdue University studied the atomic structure of, and electrical interactions within, the cytochrome bf complex, a protein complex central to the transport of electrons within membranes of a plant cell, a critical step in photosynthesis. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.03.14University Research

Making Oxygen Before LifeExternal link

UC Davis graduate student Zhou Lu, working with professors in the Departments of Chemistry and of Earth and Planetary Sciences, has shown that oxygen can be formed in one step by using a high energy vacuum ultraviolet laser to excite carbon dioxide. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.02.14University Research

Researchers Get $5.25M to Advance Nuclear Technologies in S. CarolinaExternal link

A team of environmental scientists and engineers from Clemson University, the University of South Carolina and South Carolina State University will use grant to make a direct positive impact on South Carolina in the advancement of monitoring, remediation and disposal of radioactive contaminants. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.02.14University Research

Iowa State Physicists Among Teams Preparing for New Energy Department SupercomputerExternal link

A team of Iowa State University nuclear physicists is preparing to scale up its computer codes for Cori, the next-generation supercomputer being developed by the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.01.14University Research

Adding Natural Uncertainty Improves Mathematical ModelsExternal link

Mathematicians from Brown University have introduced a new element of uncertainty into an equation used to describe the behavior of fluid flows. Read MoreExternal linkage

10.01.14University Research

Deceptive-looking Vortex Line in Superfluid Led to Twice-mistaken IdentityExternal link

University of Chicago physicists have shown that a group of scientists were incorrect when they concluded that a mysterious effect found in superfluids indicated the presence of solitons—exotic, solitary waves. Read MoreExternal linkage

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