University Research

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

02.02.18University Research

IBBR Awarded DOE Grant to Investigate How to Protect an Emerging Biofuel Crop from DiseaseExternal link

The Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) has been awarded a $1.1M U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to elucidate the mechanism of rust pathogenesis in poplar in an effort to engineer durable resistance for this important, second generation biofuel crop. Read MoreExternal linkage

02.02.18University Research

University of Virginia Researchers Continue to Learn More About the Universe’s OriginsExternal link

University of Virginia scientists are remotely monitoring two Department of Energy detectors-one in Illinois and one in Minnesota-to observe and study neutrino oscillation. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.31.18University Research

UA Researchers Observe Electrons Zipping Around in CrystalsExternal link

For the first time, scientists have tracked electrons moving through exotic materials that may make up the next generation of computing hardware, revealing intriguing properties not found in conventional, silicon-based semiconductors. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.29.18University Research

Scientists Get Better Numbers on What Happens When Electrons Get WetExternal link

A new study from researchers at the University of Chicago, Argonne and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, and the University of California-San Diego paints a more accurate picture of how electrons behave after striking water, and how quickly they’re snatched up in chemical reactions. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.26.18University Research

Prediction of Titanic Nitride Proved UnsinkableExternal link

A team of experimental and computational scientists led by Carnegie’s Tim Strobel and Venkata Bhadram have synthesized a long sought-after form of titanium nitride, Ti3N4, which has promising mechanical and optoelectronic properties. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.26.18University Research

Novel Methods of Synthesizing Quantum Dot MaterialsExternal link

MIT researchers are optimizing nanostructures for energy devices such as solar cells. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.25.18University Research

Turning Heat into ElectricityExternal link

MIT researchers, looking for ways to turn heat into electricity, find efficient possibilities in certain topological materials. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.25.18University Research

Chasing Dark Matter with the Oldest Stars in the Milky WayExternal link

An international team of astrophysicists has identified a link between dark matter and the oldest stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way. Read MoreExternal linkage

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