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Diamond anvil showing dents (arrowed) after being used to squeeze this new superhard material.08.01.12Science Highlight

New Superhard Form of Carbon Dents Diamond

Squeezing creates new class of material built from clusters of carbon atoms. Read More »

Electron microscope image of new catalyst structure showing a single layer of platinum coating a palladium nanoparticle.08.01.12Science Highlight

Improved Catalysts for Next Generation Fuel Cells

New design significantly increases the lifetime and reduces the platinum content in electrocatalysts needed for advanced fuel cells for automotive applications. Read More »

X-ray computer tomography (CT) image showing solid carbonate (calcite, green) grown in a network of glass beads (blue).07.01.12Science Highlight

Underground Storage of Carbon Dioxide—as a Solid

Nanoscale features in rocks enable more carbon dioxide to be trapped as a solid carbonate material underground. Read More »

Carbon dioxide gas separation is important for many environmental and energy applications.06.01.12Science Highlight

Supercomputers Drive Discovery of Materials for More Efficient Carbon Capture

Researchers use NERSC to Create Carbon Dioxide-Separating Polymer. Read More »

High magnification microscopy images of silica bubbles.06.01.12Science Highlight

Directed Evolution: Semiconductors Emulating Biology

Enzymes originating from marine sponges were intentionally altered to create a new enzyme that can make semiconductors in artificial cells. Read More »

Nanometer-scale pores in single-layer freestanding graphene04.01.12Science Highlight

Water, Water, Everywhere

NERSC helps researchers design new desalination technology. Read More »

Scanning electron micrograph of dechlorinating bacterium Dehalococcoides strain BAV1.03.01.12Science Highlight

It Takes a Community to Clean up an Environment

Microbial communities solve environmental contamination. Read More »

The CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization) Southern Surveyor docked prior to participating in the Tropical Warm Pool International Cloud Experiment in Darwin, Australia.03.01.12Science Highlight

Simulating Tropical Clouds and Precipitation in Climate Models

Cloud-resolving models have difficulty representing the array of processes and scales in tropical storms. Read More »

Quaternary ammonium oxidative demethylation: X-ray crystallographic, resonance Raman, and UV-Visible spectroscopic analysis of a Rieske-type demethylase.01.01.12Science Highlight

Combining Tools to Understand Enzyme Function

New insights into metal ions at an enzyme’s active site. Read More »

The composite image shows some of the chemical species measured in a flat premixed flame at the Advanced Light Source.12.01.11Science Highlight

Peering into the Flame

New insights from synchrotron-based studies are helping to assess the potential of new biofuels. Read More »

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