April 3, 2024

“Tug of War” Tactic Enhances Chemical Separations for Critical Materials

Opposing teams of water-loving and oil-loving molecules separate metals called lanthanides that are important in developing clean energy technologies.

March 1, 2024

Filling in the Cracks: Scientists Improve Predictions for the Dissolution of Minerals in Rock Fractures

A new correction factor for predicting dissolution rates uses measurable geological properties in fractured media.

January 10, 2024

Measurement Technique Sheds New Light on Semiconductors for Solar Fuels

A new experiment determines the energy available to drive chemical reactions at the interface between an illuminated semiconductor and a liquid solution.

January 5, 2024

Protein Structures Signal Fresh Targets for Anticancer Drugs

Protein Structures Signal Fresh Targets for Anticancer Drugs

December 18, 2023

3D-Printed Alloys Offer Improved Strength and Ductility

Laser-based additive manufacturing produces high-entropy alloys that are stronger and less likely to fracture.

December 15, 2023

Gigabytes of Data? Real-Time Analysis Is Easy with this New Approach

New algorithms allow real-time interactive data processing at 10X previous rates for electron microscopy data.

December 8, 2023

AI Doctor Keeps a Mile-Long Particle Accelerator Healthy

Machine learning methods support human operators in diagnosing and fixing failing subsystems in an accelerator-driven X-ray laser.

December 1, 2023

Nature Inspires a New Wave of Biotechnology

Synthetic peptide assemblies show promise as bioelectronic materials.

November 27, 2023

Silica Films Mean Better Catalysts in Confined Two-Dimensional Spaces

Covering metal catalyst surfaces with thin layers of oxide materials can enhance chemical reactions.

November 22, 2023

Opening the Door to a Next-Generation Information Processing Platform

New gate design leads to fast coherent control of novel electromagnonics devices.