University Research

05.10.18University Research

Good Things Come in Threes: Another Physics Student Wins DOE AwardExternal link

For the third consecutive year, an NIU student in physics has landed a prestigious graduate student research award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.09.18University Research

Two CU Boulder Graduate Students Receive Department of Energy AwardsExternal link

The University of Colorado Boulder recipients are Andrew Johnston Hess, who will be hosted at National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and Garrett Rue, who will be hosted at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). Read MoreExternal linkage

05.09.18University Research

New CRISPR Technology ‘Knocks Out’ Yeast Genes With Single-Point PrecisionExternal link

The CRISPR-Cas9 system has given researchers the power to precisely edit selected genes. Now, researchers at the University of Illinois have used it to develop a technology that can target any gene in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae and turn it off by deleting single letters from its DNA sequence. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.09.18University Research

Atomically Thin Magnetic Device Could Lead to New Memory TechnologiesExternal link

Magnetic materials are the backbone of modern digital information technologies, such as hard-disk storage. A University of Washington-led team has now taken this one step further by encoding information using magnets that are just a few layers of atoms in thickness. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.08.18University Research

My Internship as a Computational EngineerExternal link

Florida International University student Longfei Wei completed an internship at Argonne National Laboratory, working with ANL researchers to test power measurement data and develop machine learning algorithms able to forecast future renewable energy generation. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.08.18University Research

Scientists Pinpoint Energy Flowing Through Vibrations in Superconducting CrystalsExternal link

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory including a Stony Brook grad student have tracked never-before-seen interactions between electrons and the crystal lattice structure of copper-oxide superconductors. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.08.18University Research

The Search for Dark MatterExternal link

The Axion Dark Matter Experiment (ADMX) at the University of Washington recently created an ultra-sensitive technology that could potentially detect axions, the building blocks of dark matter. This discovery could pave the way for scientists to uncover how the universe is organized and what dark matter actually is. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.07.18University Research

Scientist Develops Protein Mimic to Help Injured Lungs BreatheExternal link

A Stanford University researcher has bioengineered an effective protein mimic that restored breathing capacity to the injured lungs of rats. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.07.18University Research

Chemists ‘Crystallize’ New Approach to Materials ScienceExternal link

A team of chemists at the University of California San Diego conducted breakthrough research for materials science—a field for which chemistry frequently provides information about the structure and composition of materials, as well as the processes for making and using them. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.04.18University Research

Venkata Srinu Bhadram Receives Postdoctoral Innovation and Excellence AwardExternal link

Venkata Srinu Bhadram in Timothy Strobel’s lab at the Geophysical Laboratory (GL) will receive the ninth Postdoctoral Innovation and Excellence Award (PIE). The recipients are awarded a cash prize for their exceptionally creative approaches to science, strong mentoring, and contributing to the sense of campus community. Read MoreExternal linkage

Last modified: 1/3/2017 12:52:10 PM