University Research

11.09.15University Research

UMD Discovery Could Enable Portable Particle AcceleratorsExternal link

A new discovery by physicists at the University of Maryland could hold the key to the construction of inexpensive, broadly useful, and portable particle accelerators in the very near future. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.09.15University Research

UCI-Led Study Offers Model to Predict How Microbiomes May Respond to ChangeExternal link

Scientists studying microbiomes have created a framework for predicting how the composition of these complex microbial communities may respond to changing conditions. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.05.15University Research

Study of Cloud Cover in Tropical Pacific Reveals Future Climate ChangesExternal link

Findings from researchers at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science provide new evidence that climate change in the tropical Pacific will result in changes in rainfall patterns in the region and amplify warming near the equator in the future Read MoreExternal linkage

11.05.15University Research

Pushing the Boundaries of Atomic Nuclei ResearchExternal link

A team of researchers, led by Gaute Hagen of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and includes two Michigan State University nuclear physicists – Morten Hjorth-Jensen and Witold Nazarewicz – has uncovered some of the mysteries of the nucleus of the atom. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.05.15University Research

Antimatter Not So Different After AllExternal link

Kefeng Xin, a graduate student at Rice, is one of a handful of primary authors who revealed evidence this week that the attractive force between antiprotons is similar to that between protons — and measured it. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.04.15University Research

Chapman University Named as Department of Energy $1.5 Million Grant Recipient Focusing on Climate ChangeExternal link

The grant allows Chapman researchers to participate in the SPRUCE project by investigating the controls of the production and release of the greenhouse gas methane in this ecosystem. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.04.15University Research

Diamonds May Not Be So Rare As Once ThoughtExternal link

Using a chemical model, Johns Hopkins scientists found that diamonds could be born deep in the Earth during a natural chemical reaction that is simpler than the two main processes that up to now have been understood to produce them. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.03.15University Research

Breeding Higher Yielding Crops by Increasing Sugar Import Into SeedsExternal link

A team of scientists led by Carnegie’s Wolf Frommer has now discovered that a sugar-transport protein in maize and rice called SWEET4 is both necessary for successful seed filling and shows genome changes that indicate domestication by humans. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.03.15University Research

Florida State Researcher Develops Material to Create Sustainable Energy SourceExternal link

In The Journal of Physical Chemistry, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes details how this new material efficiently captures sunlight and then, how the energy can be used to break down water into oxygen (O2) and hydrogen (H2). Read MoreExternal linkage

11.03.15University Research

Protecting Plants From Stealthy DiseasesExternal link

New research by a team of international scientists led by Michigan State University has engineered the receptor for jasmonate, a plant hormone that plays a central role in plant defense, to fend off stealthy attacks from highly evolved pathogens. Read MoreExternal linkage

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