University Research

02.04.19University Research

MaNGA Data Release Includes Detailed Maps of Thousands of Nearby GalaxiesExternal link

The latest data release from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) includes observations revealing the internal structure and composition of nearly 5,000 nearby galaxies observed during the first three years of a program called Mapping Nearby Galaxies at Apache Point Observatory (MaNGA). Read MoreExternal linkage

02.01.19University Research

7-Year School of Molecular Sciences Collaboration Bears New FruitExternal link

In an academic field where female researchers comprise a talented minority, two professors from Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences are making an impact. Rebekka Wachter and Marcia Levitus have been collaborating for seven years, with several co-authored, highly rated publications to their credit. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.01.19University Research

New Insights Into Plant Cell Organelle and Molecule MovementExternal link

Michigan State University scientists have identified a new protein, called TGNap1 (TGN associated protein 1), that they found at a poorly understood plant cell organelle, the Trans-Golgi Network (TGN). Read MoreExternal linkage

02.01.19University Research

New Quantum System Could Help Design Better SpintronicsExternal link

Researchers at Purdue University have created a new testing ground for quantum systems in which they can literally turn certain particle interactions on and off, potentially paving the way for advances in spintronics. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.31.19University Research

New Water Splitting Catalyst Could Make it Easier to Generate Solar FuelExternal link

Water splitting, the process of harvesting solar energy to generate energy-dense fuels, could be simplified thanks to new research including faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.31.19University Research

Proton Transport 'Highway' May Pave Way to Better High-power BatteriesExternal link

Researchers at Oregon State University have found that a chemical mechanism first described more than two centuries ago holds the potential to revolutionize energy storage for high-power applications like vehicles or electrical grids. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.31.19University Research

The Physics of MultitaskingExternal link

Penn physicists characterize the limits of multitasking in biological networks, paving the way for future applications in fields from biology to medicine. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.31.19University Research

Professor Rethinks Diabetes Treatment with New SensorsExternal link

Nicole McFarlane, an associate professor in the Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, is working with analyte sensors that could one day do away with the current need for finger pricking among those with diabetes. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.30.19University Research

After Mapping Millions of Galaxies, Dark Energy Survey Finishes Data CollectionExternal link

After scanning about a quarter of the southern skies over 800 nights, the Dark Energy Survey finished taking data on Jan. 9. It ends as one of the most sensitive and comprehensive surveys of its kind, recording data from more than 300 million distant galaxies. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.30.19University Research

Big Bang QueryExternal link

Rosi J. Reed, an assistant professor in Lehigh University's Department of Physics whose research includes experimental high-energy physics, is part of the STAR Collaboration , an international group of scientists and engineers running experiments on the Solenoidal Tracker at RHIC (STAR). STAR's specialty is tracking the thousands of particles produced by each ion collision at RHIC in search of the signatures of quark-gluon plasma. Read MoreExternal linkage

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