University Research

06.16.15University Research

Bacteria Could Help Clean Groundwater Contaminated by Uranium Ore ProcessingExternal link

Scientists at Rutgers University have discovered a bacterium in soil at an ore mill in Colorado that essentially breathes uranium and renders it immobile. Read MoreExternal linkage

06.15.15University Research

Newfound Groups of Bacteria Are Mixing Up the Tree of LifeExternal link

University of California, Berkeley, scientists have identified more than 35 new groups of bacteria, clarifying a mysterious branch of the tree of life that has been hazy because these microbes can’t be reared and studied in the lab. Read MoreExternal linkage

06.15.15University Research

UCLA Researchers Develop Lower-Cost, More Efficient Nanostructure for Fuel CellsExternal link

A team led by researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has developed nanostructures made from a compound of three metals that increases the efficiency and durability of fuel cells while lowering the cost to produce them. Read MoreExternal linkage

06.11.15University Research

Aluminum-Atom Coating Could Revive Lithium Anodes' UseExternal link

Researchers University of Maryland’s Department of Materials Science and the Institute for Systems Research have found a way to coat corrosive but highly energetic lithium metal anodes with an atoms-thick layer of alumina to make lithium-ion batteries last longer. Read MoreExternal linkage

06.10.15University Research

Chemist Receives DOE Early Career Award: Ohio State’s FirstExternal link

Robert Baker, assistant professor, chemistry and biochemistry; is one of 50 outstanding young researchers from around the country—and Ohio State’s first—receiving 2015 Department of Energy Early Career Research Awards Read MoreExternal linkage

06.09.15University Research

President Obama Names UCLA Physicist Claudio Pellegrini Recipient of Enrico Fermi AwardExternal link

President Barack Obama today named UCLA physicist Claudio Pellegrini as a recipient of the Enrico Fermi Award, a Presidential Award and one of the government’s oldest and most prestigious awards for scientific achievement. Read MoreExternal linkage

06.08.15University Research

Purdue Professors and Students Part of Record-Breaking Collider RestartExternal link

The Purdue team works on the Compact Muon Solenoid, or CMS, experiment at the LHC. The CMS is one of three detectors at the LHC capturing traces of collisions between protons as they are flung together at nearly the speed of light. Read MoreExternal linkage

06.05.15University Research

Wayne State University Engineering Professor Receives Prestigious DOE Early Career GrantExternal link

Eranda Nikolla, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemical engineering in Wayne State University’s College of Engineering, was selected out of 620 submissions to receive a five-year, $750,000 award for her proposal, Nanostructured, Targeted Layered Metal Oxides as Active and Selective Heterogeneous Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Evolution. Read MoreExternal linkage

06.04.15University Research

Justin Walensky Receives DOE FundingExternal link

Justin Walensky, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Missouri, will receive significant funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to further his research into understanding chemical bonding. Read MoreExternal linkage

06.04.15University Research

UT Scientists, World Partners Begin New Research at Large Hadron ColliderExternal link

The University of Tennessee joined world partners in a new era of research as scientists began recording data from the Large Hadron Collider, the world’s biggest and most powerful particle accelerator. Read MoreExternal linkage

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