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January 23, 2020
Rising Global Temperatures Turn Northern Permafrost Region Into Significant Carbon Source
Comprehensive study highlights the need for more research on CO2 emissions in the permafrost region.
January 23, 2020
Liam Collins: Mapping the Unseen
Collins is a staff scientist at the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, a DOE Office of Science User Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
January 23, 2020
UK Invests £65 Million in International Science Projects Hosted by Fermilab
Funding will go to the international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment and related projects hosted by DOE’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.
January 23, 2020
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Physicist Rupak Mahapatra Named Director of Research Engagement for Texas A&M System National Laboratories Office
The NLO was established to increase engagement between researchers throughout the Texas A&M System and all DOE affiliated laboratories.
January 23, 2020
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MIT Researchers Realize "Ideal" Kagome Metal Electronic Structure
Newly synthesized compound of iron and tin atoms in 1-to-1 ratio displays unique behavior.
January 23, 2020
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Chemical Engineering Professor Receives Nanoscale Science and Engineering Award
Kristen Fichthorn recently received the 2019 Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
January 22, 2020
First Detailed Electronic Study of New Nickelate Superconductor
The new class of unconventional superconductors is starting to give up its secrets – including a surprising 3D metallic state.
January 22, 2020
Roger Marchand: Southern Ocean Investigator
One observationalist looks to improve the modeling of cloud cover over stormy Southern Hemisphere seas.
January 22, 2020
Oak Ridge Lab Develops Sorbent to Recover Lithium from Geothermal Brines
Scientists at ORNL are advancing a sorbent that can be used to more efficiently recover the material from brine wastes at geothermal power plants.
January 22, 2020
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Scrubbing Carbon Dioxide from Smokestacks for Cleaner Industrial Emissions
Researchers have uncovered a better way to scrub carbon dioxide from smokestack emissions, which could be a key to mitigating global climate change.
January 22, 2020
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Quenching Water Scarcity with a Good Pore
Researchers shed light on how water interacts with MOFs and move closer to developing materials that address the challenge of global water scarcity.
January 22, 2020
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Chemists Glimpse the Fleeting "Transition State" of a Reaction
New technique for observing reaction products offers insights into the chemical mechanisms that formed them.
January 21, 2020
OLCF is Looking into the Present and the Future of Large-Scale Data Science
With scientists producing more data than ever before, the challenge now is finding ways to better use it.
January 21, 2020
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Allison Zahorec: Studying Microarthropods
Allison Zahorec is a doctoral student studying in the Landis Lab in the Department of Entomology at Michigan State University.
January 21, 2020
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Tiny Magnetic Particles Enable New Material to Bend, Twist, and Grab
Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a material that uses magnetic fields to transform into a variety of shapes.
January 21, 2020
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Can We Develop Computer Chips That Run On Light?
Researchers are trying to develop a new generation of chips that would control photons as reliably as today’s chips control electrons.
January 17, 2020
Scientists Pioneer New Generation of Semiconductor Neutron Detector
Scientists discover new neutron-detecting material for applications in science and national security.
January 17, 2020
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CMU Becomes Go-To Place for Machine Learning in Catalysis Research
Both the DOE and the NSF have invested in pioneering research into the role of machine learning in the discovery of new catalysts.
January 17, 2020
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Self-Driving Microrobots
New study proposes a strategy for microscale robots that can sense symptoms of a material defect and navigate autonomously to the defect site.
January 17, 2020
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How a ‘Vegetable Ion’ Helped Scientists Unlock Theory Behind Transitions of Materials
Scientists publish most complete picture to date of the transition from conductor to insulator in a type of material called transition metal oxides.
January 17, 2020
The DOE Office of Science Early Career Research Program provides an annual funding opportunity for researchers in universities and DOE national laboratories.
Marivi Fernández-Serra: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Fernández-Serra is improving our understanding of electrically induced chemical reactions in the condensed phase and at the liquid-metal interface.
January 17, 2020
Department of Energy to Provide $5 Million for Research on High Energy Density Plasmas
The plan will provide up to $5 million to support work related to High-Energy Density Laboratory Plasmas (HEDLP).
January 16, 2020
What's MER? It's a Way to Measure Quantum Materials, and it's Telling Us New and Interesting Things
Condensed matter physics scientists studied WTe2 to determine its magnetic, superconducting, and other properties.
January 16, 2020
Jefferson Lab to be Major Partner in Electron Ion Collider Project
The Department of Energy announced that Jefferson Lab will collaborate on plans to build a future Electron Ion Collider in New York.
January 16, 2020
Department of Energy Selects Site for Electron-Ion Collider
New facility to be located at Brookhaven Lab will allow scientists from across the nation and around the globe to peer inside protons & atomic nuclei.