University Research

11.30.17University Research

Soil Researchers Quantify an Important, Underappreciated Factor in Carbon Release to the AtmosphereExternal link

Biogeochemist Marco Keiluweit at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and colleagues elsewhere for the first time provide evidence that anaerobic microsites play a much larger role in stabilizing carbon in soils than previously thought. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.29.17University Research

New Research Finds Cause of Alloy WeaknessExternal link

For years, materials scientists have been perplexed by the question of why alloys don’t meet their full potential strength. New research has found the answer to this problem with a study done as a collaboration between researchers at Binghamton University, the University of Pittsburg, the University of Michigan and Brookhaven National Laboratory. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.29.17University Research

Mysterious Deep-Earth Seismic Signature ExplainedExternal link

Led by Carnegie’s Ho-kwang “Dave” Mao, new research on oxygen and iron chemistry under the extreme conditions found deep inside the Earth could explain a longstanding seismic mystery called ultralow velocity zones. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.29.17University Research

Experiment Near South Pole Reveals How Earth Blocks High-Energy Particles Produced by Nuclear ReactionsExternal link

For the first time, a science experiment has measured Earth's ability to absorb neutrinos -- the smaller-than-an-atom particles that zoom throughout space and through us by the trillions every second at nearly the speed of light. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.28.17University Research

Watching Atoms Move in Hybrid Perovskite Crystals Reveals Clues to Improving Solar CellsExternal link

A team of researchers led by the University of California San Diego has for the first time observed nanoscale changes deep inside hybrid perovskite crystals that could offer new insights into developing low-cost, high-efficiency solar cells. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.28.17University Research

Bridging the GapExternal link

UCSB researchers develop a potentially low-cost, low-emissions technology that can convert methane without forming carbon dioxide. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.27.17University Research

UA Chemist’s Work in Understanding New Materials Gets BoostExternal link

Dr. Jared Allred, assistant professor of chemistry at The University of Alabama, was recently awarded a grant from the 2017 Early Career Research Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy to investigate properties of novel metal compounds and develop a new way to analyze certain aspects of these materials. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.27.17University Research

New X-ray Spectroscopy Explores Hydrogen-Generating CatalystExternal link

Using a newly developed technique, researchers from Japan, Germany and the U.S. have identified a key step in production of hydrogen gas by a bacterial enzyme. Understanding these reactions could be important in developing a clean-fuel economy powered by hydrogen. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.27.17University Research

Moon’s Crust Underwent Resurfacing After Forming from Magma OceanExternal link

A research team led by The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences took to the lab to recreate the magmatic melt that once formed the lunar surface and uncovered new insights on how the modern moonscape came to be. Read MoreExternal linkage

11.24.17University Research

Clarkson University’s Mitlin & Paek Win DOE Basic Energy Science GrantExternal link

Clarkson Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor David Mitlin and Assistant Professor Eunsu Paek have received a prestigious and highly competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Basic Energy Sciences to perform research on high energy – high power battery materials that use sodium instead of lithium. Read MoreExternal linkage

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