University Research

05.14.18University Research

Primed for a Quantum Leap in ResearchExternal link

Scientists at the University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering are exploring a vast new field made possible by the ability to manipulate quantum systems. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.14.18University Research

Protonic Ceramic Fuel Cells are Highly Durable, Fuel FlexibleExternal link

In the first long-term study of its kind, researchers from Colorado School of Mines have shown that the relatively new class of fuel cells exhibit both the long-term durability and fuel flexibility needed to become a viable commercial alternative to other existing fuel cell technologies. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.14.18University Research

Microbes Reveal How Humans Adjusted to a Changing AtmosphereExternal link

Ancient microbes that thrive in some of the world’s most extreme environments and modern-day humans have more in common than meets the eye—namely, they both respire and conserve energy using a similar molecular mechanism, one that has adapted to changing environmental conditions over billions of years. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.11.18University Research

When Lipids Meet Hormones: Plants' Answer to Complex StressesExternal link

MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory scientists are connecting how plants harvest their own chloroplasts - photosynthesis machines that make their food - to help defend against outside threats. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.11.18University Research

Theory for One Type of Superconductor Solves Puzzle in AnotherExternal link

A 2017 theory proposed by Rice University physicists to explain the contradictory behavior of an iron-based high-temperature superconductor is helping solve a puzzle in a different type of unconventional superconductor, the “heavy fermion” compound known as CeCu2Si2. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.11.18University Research

DOE Supports PhD Student’s Research on an Elementary ParticleExternal link

Samuel Homiller, a PhD student in the Department of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Arts & Sciences at Stony Brook University is among a group of students selected nationally as a recipient of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program award. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.10.18University Research

Engineers Studying Nanodefects Suspected of Causing Early Failures of Electrical MaterialsExternal link

Xiaoli Tan, an Iowa State University professor of materials science and engineering, is working to be the first to see and record how nanoscale defects in electrical insulators may evolve into material breakdowns. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.10.18University Research

Good Things Come in Threes: Another Physics Student Wins DOE AwardExternal link

For the third consecutive year, an NIU student in physics has landed a prestigious graduate student research award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science. Read MoreExternal linkage

05.09.18University Research

Two CU Boulder Graduate Students Receive Department of Energy AwardsExternal link

The University of Colorado Boulder recipients are Andrew Johnston Hess, who will be hosted at National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and Garrett Rue, who will be hosted at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). Read MoreExternal linkage

05.09.18University Research

New CRISPR Technology ‘Knocks Out’ Yeast Genes With Single-Point PrecisionExternal link

The CRISPR-Cas9 system has given researchers the power to precisely edit selected genes. Now, researchers at the University of Illinois have used it to develop a technology that can target any gene in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae and turn it off by deleting single letters from its DNA sequence. Read MoreExternal linkage

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