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05.30.17Science Highlight

Reusable Sponge for Mitigating Oil Spills

Oleo Sponge could make oil spill cleanup more efficient. Read More »

05.30.17Science Highlight

Well-Aligned and Densely Packed

Researchers invent a low-tech, solution-based route to high-performance carbon nanotube thin films. Read More »

05.26.17Science Highlight

Changing the Nature of Optics in One Step

Researchers invent a new single-step approach to constructing electromagnetic metamaterials uses tiny self-assembled pillars in composite films. Read More »

05.26.17Science Highlight

Tricking Molecules into Creating New Nano-shapes

Scientists coax simple molecules into forming complex three-dimensional structures for faster, more energy-efficient electronics. Read More »

04.28.17Science Highlight

New Software Tools Streamline DNA Sequence Design-and-Build Process

These enhanced tools will accelerate gene discovery and characterization, vital for new forms of fuel production. Read More »

04.28.17Science Highlight

Getting the Ice Right in Global Models

Aircraft data show that ice particles are smaller and fall faster than models had assumed; correcting this issue in models improves simulation of deep, raining cloud systems. Read More »

04.28.17Science Highlight

Unraveling the Mysteries of Arctic Clouds

Data from three Arctic measurement sites show how clouds, temperature, and water vapor impact the Arctic surface energy budget, which could enhance future warming and sea ice melt. Read More »

04.27.17Science Highlight

Fast Electrons and the Seeds of Disruption

Fast imaging of frozen argon pellets enables measurement of fast electrons formed during disruption for first time. Read More »

04.27.17Science Highlight

Plasma Turbulence Generates Flow in Fusion Reactors

Heating the core of fusion reactors causes them to develop sheared rotation that can improve plasma performance. Read More »

04.24.17Science Highlight

The Roadmap to Quark Soup

Scientists discover new signposts in the quest to determine how matter from the early universe turned into the world we know today. Read More »