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02.16.18Science Highlight

A Nanowire Array to Screen Drugs for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Engineers develop wires that penetrate neurons and measure their activity. Read More »

02.13.18Science Highlight

Defects and Surface Reactions Boost Batteries

Defect-enhanced transport and complex phase growth are changing design rules for lithium-ion batteries. Read More »

02.12.18Science Highlight

Squeezing Into the Best Shape

Gel uses nanoparticles for on-demand control of droplet shapes, of interest for energy storage and catalysis. Read More »

02.12.18Science Highlight

Unwavering Juggler With Three Extra Electrons

Simulations discovered the first molecule with three extra electrons and extraordinary stability. Read More »

How Bacteria Produce Manganese Oxide Nanoparticles02.10.18Science Highlight

How Bacteria Produce Manganese Oxide Nanoparticles

Multiple techniques to characterize an enzyme complex shed light on how bacteria create particles and contribute to global cycles. Read More »

02.02.18Science Highlight

Atomic Vibes During Melting?

Where does the heat go when a glass melts into a liquid? Not to changing the vibrations of atoms…. Read More »

02.02.18Science Highlight

Taking Solar Energy to the Edge

Engineered stacked perovskite layers harvest light or create light via layer edges. Read More »

Graphene Flexes Its Muscle01.16.18Science Highlight

Graphene Flexes Its Muscle

Crumpling reduces rigidity in an otherwise stiff material, making it less prone to catastrophic failure. Read More »

What’s the Noise Eating Quantum Bits?01.06.18Science Highlight

What’s the Noise Eating Quantum Bits?

The magnetic noise caused by adsorbed oxygen molecules is “eating at” the phase stability of quantum bits, mitigating the noise is vital for future quantum computers. Read More »

Filtering Water Better than Nature01.06.18Science Highlight

Filtering Water Better than Nature

Water passes through human-made straws faster than the “gold standard” protein, allowing us to filter seawater. Read More »