University Research

02.08.18University Research

Beyond Silicon: Researchers Solve a Materials Mystery Key to Next-Generation Electronic DevicesExternal link

Researchers from University of Wisconsin–Madison – as well as collaborators from Ohio State University, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Argonne National Laboratory, Sungkyunkwan University, and Pohang University of Science and Technology – have solved a materials mystery in oxide electronics materials. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.07.18University Research

New Approach Could Quickly Identify Best Organic Solar Cell MixturesExternal link

An international team of researchers has discovered a new quantitative relation that allows for quick identification of promising material combinations for organic solar cells. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.07.18University Research

2-Stage Gas Sensor Reports on Soil DynamicsExternal link

A gene “genie” developed by Rice University scientists grants researchers valuable data about microbes through puffs of gas from the soil. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.07.18University Research

Texas A&M-Led Team Doubles Down on Energy Storage with Novel Metal-Oxide Magnesium BatteryExternal link

A multi-institution team of scientists led by Texas A&M University chemist Sarbajit Banerjee has discovered an exceptional metal-oxide magnesium battery cathode material, moving researchers one step closer to delivering batteries that promise higher density of energy storage on top of transformative advances in safety, cost and performance in comparison to their ubiquitous lithium-ion (Li-ion) counterparts. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.06.18University Research

A High(er)-Definition Nose — Drexel's MXene Material Could Improve Sensors That SniffExternal link

Researchers have discovered that a two-dimensional, metallic material called MXene, which was developed at Drexel, can be used to improve sensors that detect chemicals in the air. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.06.18University Research

Tiny Particles Have Outsized Impact on Storm Clouds and PrecipitationExternal link

Tiny airborne particles can have a stronger influence on powerful storms than scientists previously predicted, according to a new study co-authored by University of Maryland researchers. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.06.18University Research

New Water-Splitting Method Could Open Path to Hydrogen EconomyExternal link

Washington State University researchers have found a way to more efficiently generate hydrogen from water — an important key to making clean energy more viable. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.05.18University Research

Pigments in Oil Paintings Linked to Artwork DegradationExternal link

Karen Chen-Wiegart, an Assistant Professor at Stony Brook University with a joint appointment at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is part of a scientific collaboration led by researchers at The Met, the University of Delaware, and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) BNL to better understand 'soap formation,' a widespread degradation process in oil paintings. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.05.18University Research

UW and PNNL Team Up to Make the Materials of TomorrowExternal link

With this eye toward the future, the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Washington announced the creation of the Northwest Institute for Materials Physics, Chemistry and Technology — or NW IMPACT — a joint research endeavor to power discoveries and advancements in materials that transform energy, telecommunications, medicine, information technology and other fields. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.02.18University Research

Chemists Follow Molecules Down ‘Nanowells,’ Track Catalytic Reactions in NanoconfinementExternal link

Chemists at Iowa State University and Georgia State University have measured the effects of nanoconfinement in catalysis by tracking single molecules as they dive down “nanowells” and react with catalysts at the bottom. Read MoreExternal linkage

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