April 11, 2018

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Getting Magnesium Ions to Pick Up the Pace

The remarkable mobility of lithium ions in solids has been a key factor in the development of commercial lithium-ion batteries. A generally

April 9, 2018

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How to Turn Light Into Atomic Vibrations

Light could induce desirable structural changes in thin sheets of materials. These materials could have applications ranging from data storage

March 14, 2018

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Predicting a New Phase of Superionic Ice

Possibly residing on ice-rich planets in our solar system and beyond, superionic ice is an exotic type of ice that exists at high temperature and

March 14, 2018

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Unlocking On-Package Memory’s Effects on High-Performance Computing’s Scientific Kernels

The researchers conducted a thorough experimental evaluation to discern how modern OPMs affected the performance and power efficiency of important

March 14, 2018

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The Secret Lives of Cells

This work and the FoldME model provide a comprehensive, genome-scale understanding of how cells adapt under environmental stress, with statistical

March 14, 2018

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Chasing Storms through Terabytes of Data

Climate simulations create massive amounts of data (“big data”), requiring sophisticated pattern recognition. Simulations that today

March 14, 2018

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Data Dive: How Microbes Handle Poor Nutrition in Tropical Soil

Applying metagenomics and metaproteomics techniques along with high-performance computing at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, the team

March 9, 2018

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It’s Not Part of the Problem, but Part of the Solution

Rationally designed metal-binding ligands, such as bis-triazine phenanthrolines, have shown great promise for separating actinides over other

February 28, 2018

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The Shape of Things to Come for Quantum Materials?

Most 2-D crystals studied to date are a lattice of hexagons—for example, graphene, transition metal dichalcogenides, and black phosphorus

February 27, 2018

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CUORE Constrains Neutrino Properties

Many questions about the fundamental nature of neutrinos remain open, including whether or not a neutrino is its own antiparticle. If so,