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10.19.17Science Highlight

Nanoribbons Enable “On–Off” Switch for Graphene

Built from the bottom up, nanoribbons can be semiconducting, enabling broad electronic applications. Read More »

10.19.17Science Highlight

Watching Catalysts Evolve in 3-D

Scientists reveal structural, chemical changes as nickel-cobalt particles donate electrons, vital for making better batteries, fuel cells. Read More »

10.19.17Science Highlight

Hybrid Material Glows Like Jellyfish

Scientists combine biology, nanotechnology into composites that light up upon chemical stimulation. Read More »

10.18.17Science Highlight

Tiny Tornados at the Dawn of the Universe

Swirling soup of matter’s fundamental building blocks spins ten billion trillion times faster than the most powerful tornado, setting new record for “vorticity.” Read More »

10.08.17Science Highlight

New Technology Illuminates Microbial Dark Matter

Demonstrating the microfluidic-based, mini-metagenomics approach on samples from hot springs shows how scientists can delve into microbes that can’t be cultivated in a laboratory. Read More »

10.08.17Science Highlight

Tiny Green Algae Reveal Large Genomic Variation

First complete picture of genetic variations in a natural algal population could help explain how environmental changes affect global carbon cycles. Read More »

10.08.17Science Highlight

A Complex Little Alga that Lives by the Sea

The genetic material of Porphyra umbilicalis reveals the mechanisms by which it thrives in the stressful intertidal zone at the edge of the ocean. Read More »

10.08.17Science Highlight

Understanding the Rice Genome for Bioenergy Research

Genome-wide rice studies yield first major, large-scale collection of mutations for grass model crops, vital to boosting biofuel production. Read More »

10.06.17Science Highlight

Explorations of the Universal Glue

The newly upgraded CEBAF Accelerator opens door to strong force studies. Read More »

10.02.17Science Highlight

Bringing Visual “Magic” to Light

Scientists create widely controllable ultrathin optical components that allow virtual objects to be projected in real environments. Read More »