University Research

01.17.18University Research

Mysteries of Nickel Oxide – a Promising Spintronic Material – Are RevealedExternal link

Researchers at UC Riverside used an unconventional approach to determine the strength of the electron spin interactions with the optical phonons in antiferromagnetic nickel oxide (NiO) crystals. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.17.18University Research

Unexpected Natural Source of Methane DiscoveredExternal link

Researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine have discovered some nitrogen-fixing microorganisms contain an enzyme for the simultaneous production of ammonia and methane. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.12.18University Research

UC San Diego Chemists Boost Future of New EnergyExternal link

University of California San Diego scientists used ultrafast lasers and supercomputers to develop a new method to probe electron charge transfer at the interface between organic semiconductors and metal surfaces. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.11.18University Research

The Atomic Dynamics of Rare Everlasting Electric FieldsExternal link

By ricocheting neutrons off the atoms of yttrium manganite (YMnO3) heated to 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit, researchers at Duke University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered the atomic mechanisms that give the unusual material its rare electromagnetic properties. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.09.18University Research

New Catalyst for Making Fuels from Shale GasExternal link

Methane in shale gas can be turned into hydrocarbon fuels using an innovative platinum and copper alloy catalyst, according to new research led by UCL (University College London) and Tufts University. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.05.18University Research

New Lithium-Rich Battery Could Last Much LongerExternal link

A team of Northwestern University researchers working with the Argonne National Laboratory developed a rechargeable lithium-iron-oxide battery that can cycle more lithium ions than its common lithium-cobalt-oxide counterpart. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.04.18University Research

Tailoring Cancer Treatments to Individual PatientsExternal link

Supercomputers at the Texas Advanced Computing Center help researchers design cancer models and predict treatments outcomes based on patient-specific conditions. Read MoreExternal linkage

01.02.18University Research

$1.3M Grant Helps Physics Professors Develop Materials Simulation SoftwareExternal link

Tunna Baruah, along with co-principal investigator Rajendra Zope, Ph.D., both associate professors in the Department of Physics at UTEP, received a $1.3 million grant from the Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Read MoreExternal linkage

12.28.17University Research

Dark Energy Survey Offers New View of Dark Matter HalosExternal link

Using data from the first year of the Dark Energy Survey, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Chicago provide evidence that dark matter halos around galaxy clusters have an edge due to the “splashback effect.” Read MoreExternal linkage

12.22.17University Research

Delving Into the Atomic RealmExternal link

Using a one-of-a-kind, handmade microscope, Wilson Ho, University of California, Irvine’s Donald Bren Professor of Physics & Astronomy and Chemistry, and his graduate students succeeded in imaging halogen bonds in real space. Read MoreExternal linkage

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